Since opening in December 2010, Sustain Restaurant + Bar – the stylish Midtown Miami eco-conscious dining destination with rising star chef Alejandro Piñero at the helm – has quickly become a bustling hot spot for local foodies and trendsetters. Now, Piñero is taking his delicious cuisine south with fellow South Florida chefs Kira Volz and Sergio Sigalia of Cecconie’s at Soho Beach House for a Dinner in Paradise on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Paradise Farms in Homestead, Florida.

An event that has help define South Florida’s evolving culinary scene, Dinner in Paradise is a monthly series of charity-driven multi-course organic dinners, served al fresco, under an expansive, star-lit sky at Paradise Farms by South Florida’s top chefs. Set outdoors amid Paradise Farms’ lush five acres of fresh high quality micro and baby greens, avocados, heirloom tomatoes, vegetables, herbs, edibles, flowers and tropical fruit, the event offers local gourmets a unique dining experience.

Limited to a maximum of 60 guests, the evening begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception; followed by a farm tour. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Each dinner, priced at $155 per person inclusive, features six courses, made with local, organic products, paired with complementary wines. For further information or to book a reservation, please call

(305) 248-4181 or visit www.paradisefarms.net.

Offering South Florida foodies progressive American fare prepared from local, sustainable products in a beautiful eco-friendly design, Sustain’s day-to-day operations are overseen by owner Brian Goldberg who has teamed up with savvy managing partner Jonathan Lazar and beverage director Daniel Toral.

Sustain Restaurant + Bar, located at 3252 NE 1st Avenue in Midtown Miami is open for lunch Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., dinner is served nightly. The restaurant offers weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All major credit cards accepted; valet and metered parking available. Phone: (305) 424-9079.