Miami HEAT fans will be on the edge of their seats during the 2012 NBA Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. To keep anxious appetites satisfied, Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of American Airlines Arena, has tapped acclaimed Chef Sean Brasel of local culinary hotspot, Meat Market, to bring an exclusive menu to HEAT fans. Brasel’s contemporary American cuisine will featured on all Suite and Flagship Lounge menus for the final games, and a signature Meat Market dish will be available at the concession stands for purchase. Meat Market is a local hangout and favorite of basketball players while they’re in town, so it’s only fitting they’ve been selected for this great honor.
Meat Market is Lincoln Road’s bustling hot spot for local foodies and Miami Beach trendsetters owned by restaurateur David Tornek and acclaimed chef Sean Brasel, both formerly of Touch. The 4,400 square-
foot, 180-seat indoor/outdoor eatery is a truly contemporary steakhouse, boasting a sophisticated ambiance sizzling with energy; with a happening bar scene, nationally renowned mixology program, award-winning crudo bar and a savvy menu featuring prime cuts of beef, wonderful fish, seafood and poultry dishes and a wide range of price points geared to draw both locals and visitors. At Meat Market, Brasel has created a menu that embraces the staples of a classic steakhouse – a variety of prime cuts, amazing sides and appetizers, a top notch wine list – but infuses it all with an artful, contemporary spin. Meat Market is located at 915 Lincoln Road on South Beach. The Crudo bar opens nightly at 5 p.m.; the full dinner menu is served nightly beginning at 6 p.m. Telephone: (305) 532-0088. www.meatmarketmiami.com facebook.com/MeatMarketMiami www.twitter.com/MeatMarketMiami
Levy Restaurants, founded in Chicago in 1978, is recognized as one of America’s fastest growing and most critically acclaimed restaurant companies, and is the leader in premium sports and entertainment dining. Levy was recently named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports in the world by Fast Company magazine. The company’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants such as James Beard Award-winning Spiaggia in Chicago, Fulton’s Crab House, Portobello and Wolfgang Puck Grand Café at Walt Disney World Resort, renowned sports and entertainment venues like Churchill Downs in Louisville, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and events including the Super Bowl, World Series, U. S. Open, Kentucky Derby, NHL and NBA All-Star Games and the GRAMMY® Awards. For details, visit www.levyrestaurants.com