Chef Allen's
Chef Allen's July 2008 Newsletter

Miami Spice Sneak Preview
Extended thru August
Three-Course Pre-Fixe Menu
$36 per person

Get ready for another exciting summer of fine dining! Chef Allen's is proud to participate in the sneak preview during July.


Wild Florida Shrimp and Grits
applewood smoked bacon, manchego cheese, tamarind


Butter Lettuce, Bacon and Beefsteak Tomato Salad
Warm bacon Vinaigrette, Maytag Blue Cheese


Stuffed Baby Japanese Eggplant
Beluga Lentil Ragout, Pine Nuts, Romesco


Pan Roasted Mahi Mahi
Red Quinoa and Golden Beet Salad, Baby Bok Choy, Green Curry


Smoked Paprika Grilled Bell and Evans Chicken Breast
Mango Basmati Rice, Shaved Fennel


Wild Mushroom and Pigeon Pea Risotto
Tostones, Summer Vegetables, Green Pea Emulsion

Dessert Choices

Passion Fruit Cheesecake:
Ginger Snap Crust, Tropical Fruit Salad and Prickly Pear Coulis


Vanilla Chai Flan
Fresh Berries Chantilly Cream


Peanut Butter Brownie
Carmelized Banana Ice Cream and Peanut Brittle

Paired with three wines $25
--Menu subject to change--

Call 305-935-2900 or click here to make a reservation.

Cooking Class @ Bloomingdales, Aventura Mall
Saturday, July 5, 1 p.m.
Chef Dí Cuisine Daniel Serfer

Daniel Serfer, Chef Allenís Chef de Cuisine will conduct a culinary demonstration and tasting featuring "Local Florida Seafood". Dishes will include Wild Florida Shrimp and Grits and a refreshing Ceviche.

The Main Course Kitchen level 3.
For more information call 305.792.1288.

Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Thursday, July 24, 2008
The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne
455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne

VIP: 6:00pm
General Admission: 7:00pm

Join us as Miami's finest chefs and master mixologists dish it up for a night of fine food, worldly wines, scintillating spirits, and a lively auction to catch the more than 350,000 local and 2 million nationwide children who are at risk of hunger, and surround them with the nutritious foods where they live, learn and play!

Purchase tickets at or call 1.877.26TASTE

16th Annual Mango Festival
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

July 12-23
9:30 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.

It's that time of year again; mango trees are heavy with fruit, ready for a great harvest, and the 16th Annual International Mango Festival Presented by Whole Foods! Fairchild's International Mango Festival will feature everything for the mango loverómango tree sales, mango lectures, mango medics, displays of more than 200 mangos from Fairchild nurseries, the International Fruit Market, mango smoothies, a children's program that includes a mango puppet show, mango theater and cooking demonstrations.

Saturday, July 12, Chef Allen Susser will be onsite selling Mango Barbecue Sauce, Chutney and his newest ěMango Tearsî Hot Sauce. Be sure to stop by to pick up a bottle.

Sunday, July 13, Chef Allen Susser will be one of the presenting chefs at the Mango Brunch at 11:00 a.m., Garden House, Tickets: Members $75; Non-members $100. Click here for more information on the delicious Mango Brunch.

For more information about the festival please visit

Jade Mountain - St. Lucia
Mango Madness Festival
July 18-20, 2008

St. Lucia's JADE MOUNTAIN will celebrate its Mango Madness Festival from July 18-20. Mango Madness or "1001 things you could do to a mango before you die" has been brought to life by JADE Mountainís consulting Chef, Allen Susser, and his team honoring the many varieties of mangos available in St Lucia. Allen Susser who is the author of a mango cookbook and the definite authority on this remarkable fruit, will host the event personally. The activities include: a mango chutney workshop, mango cocktail party, mango tasting and demonstration, Mango Madness cooking class- the highlight being the "Night of 1000 Mangos" dinner at the Jade Mountain Club. Participants in Mango Madness will join in mango field trips to the resort owned organic and historical plantations of Anse Mamin and Emerald. The farewell event will include a Mango Champagne Brunch served on the beach at Anse Mamin estate.

For more information or to book your Mango Madness trip, please contact 800-223-1108 or email

Print out the newsletter and bring it with you on your next visit to receive:
A complimentary glass of organic wine on us.

Limit one glass per person. Coupon must be presented.
Promotion available thru September 30, 2008.

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