Goya Foods of Florida and Meat Market Chef Sean Brasel Come Together at the 2012 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE
Brasel Shares His Recipe for Tropical Fatty Slow Roasted Brisket with Coconut Curry Sauce in the Goya Tent at the Grand Tasting Village on Saturday, Feb. 25
Miami Beach, FL (Feb. 20, 2012) — Goya Foods of Florida is pleased to announce its first-time partnership with renowned South Florida chef Sean Brasel during the 2012 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE (SOBEWFF). Known for his creative talent, passion, dedication and excellence to every bite, Brasel was asked to develop a one-of-a-kind recipe using a range of Goya products as ingredients. The delectable result is, a Tropical Fatty Slow Roasted Brisket with Coconut Curry Sauce, which will be served at Goya’s tent at the Grand Tasting Village on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 12:00-3:00 p.m., including a recipe demonstration by the celebrated chef.
“Goya Foods is proud to be a first-time participant and the official Latin/Hispanic Foods provider of the 2012 SOBEWFF. The partnership with Chef Brasel gives us a unique opportunity to share our products with a world-class chef,” said Frank Unanue, president of Goya Foods of Florida. “We know that guests will enjoy the exciting and exclusive recipe he has created for Goya, which exemplifies the best of South Florida cuisine.”
Brasel is currently the co-owner and Chef at Meat Market, Miami Beach’s contemporary American steakhouse with a NYC vibe that has quickly become one of the city’s most popular restaurants. Brasel created a menu that embraces the staples of a classic steakhouse, with an artful, contemporary spin.
“It’s an honor to be working with Goya Foods of Florida for this special weekend that gives South Florida chefs and restaurants a platform to demonstrate their best recipes,” said Chef Sean Brasel. “For our Goya dish, we give a traditional American dish a Latin flair using an assortment of Goya products. Miami’s cuisine combines a variety of flavors that make every dish a sensational culinary experience. I hope that guests who visit the Goya outpost will enjoy the dish as much as we enjoyed creating it.”
During SOBEWFF, Goya will be a part of the Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village on Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26. In addition, Goya will take to the high seas aboard The Biscayne Lady for Brunch at Sea hosted by Douglas Rodriguez & Aarón Sanchez on Sunday, Feb. 26. Goya also will be a part of the Festival’s family-friendly programming, Florida Blue’s Fun and Fit as a Family featuring Kellogg’s Kidz Kitchen, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday Feb. 25-26, at Jungle Island. Guests will be able to enjoy delicious recipes created by Goya chefs Fernando Desa and Carey Yorio – throughout the festival weekend.
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Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures packages and distributes over 1,600 high-quality food products from the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit http://www.goya.com.
About the South Beach Wine & Food Festival:
All proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management who also assist Festival organizers with sponsorship fulfillment, restaurant and exhibitor recruitment, logistics, and inventory as well as working alongside some of the world’s greatest celebrity chefs and winemakers
The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE, is produced by Florida International University and Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida with the support of the Miami Beach Visitors & Convention Authority and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information about the Festival, visit www.sobewineandfoodfest.com or call 877-762-3933. For more information about Florida International University visit www.fiu.edu, for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management visit www.hospitality.fiu.edu and for more information about Southern Wine & Spirits visit www.southernwine.com.