VeritageMiami announces its 2020 menu: Craft Beer Tasting, Farm to Fork Brunch by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz and Interactive Dinner with celebrity chef Giorgio Rapicavoli

VeritageMiami, presented by City National Bank, is returning with its coveted Craft Beer Tasting on Feb. 13, irresistible Interactive Dinner with celebrity chef Giorgio Rapicavoli on Feb. 28, and a genuine Farm to Fork Brunch with James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz on March 15. In its 24th year, VeritageMiami has raised more than $12 million for United Way of Miami-Dade programming. To inquire about sponsorships and connect your brand to the best of South Florida, email

Chaired by Melinda and Jorge Gonzalez, VeritageMiami brings together a who’s who of more than 2,000 wine, beer, spirits and food lovers with top sommeliers, notable chefs, prestigious wineries and breweries and an impressive lineup of auction lots all to benefit the South Florida community.

Festivities will kick off on Thursday, Feb. 13, with the Craft Beer Tasting at Wynwood Walls, where guests will sample more than 120 top-notch local, regional and national craft brews, complemented by delicious bites from more than a dozen South Florida restaurants. And yes, all the food is included!

Next up, on Friday, Feb. 28, the Interactive Dinner headlined by celebrity chef Giorgio Rapicavoli is the ultimate good time for foodies, where Chef will guide guests as they prepare a gourmet dinner à la carte, right at their tables. Event includes a lively auction and Johnson and Wales University students double as sous chefs for guests who might need an extra pair of knowledgeable hands.

And finally on Sunday, March 15, the new Farm to Fork brunch curated by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz will take place at Coral Gables Country Club. Guests will revel in South Florida’s culinary bounty in a celebration of farm-to-table sustainability, paired with exciting wines and a lively auction.

VeritageMiami is presented by City National Bank. As of Nov. 25, additional top sponsors include: Bacardi, Bank of America and Ryder at the Cellar Master level; InterContinental Miami and Johnson & Wales at the Cooper level; BGI Capital, Goldman, Sachs & Co., and Nestle Water at the Sommelier level; and Miami Herald Media Company, Brickell Magazine and Ocean Drive Magazine as media sponsors. Trustees include: Jayne and Leonard Abess, Lisa and John Chidsey, Melinda and Jorge Gonzalez, Rod Hildebrant, and Susan and Bob Norton. To inquire about trustee packages, contact

2019-11-26T16:00:59-05:00 November 26th, 2019|