Event to be held on Friday, Feb. 1st 2013 in South Florida’s Design District Featuring Epicurean Delights, Music, Fashion, Art and a One-of-a-Kind Silent Auction

MIAMI – Jan. 18, 2012 – Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) PTSA presents the 5th Annual Taste of Design to be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, Feb.1st 2013 at The Moore Building located at 4040 N.E. 2nd Ave. in Miami. The “Taste of Design” event promises to awaken the senses through a dazzling array of epicurean delights, fashion, art, music, film and a spectacular silent auction. Proceeds from the event will directly benefits the DASH PTSA and raise critical funds to invest in quality education for DASH’s next generation of talented artistic and design professions. More than 400 guests are expected at the event, including some of South Florida’s most influential and innovative arts and business leaders.

Guests will sample specialties from a smorgasbord of top Miami restaurants including Buena Vista Bistro, Embassy, Harry’s Pizzeria, Florida Cookery, Jean Paul’s House, Las Vacas Gordas, Oak Tavern, Soyka’s, and Strategic Hospitality Consultants and Panther Coffee. A highlight of the evening is the highly-anticipated offerings of the silent auction, with items including original artwork, jewelry, dining, spa and medical spa services, home and garden items, skin care products, exotic vacations and tickets to major entertainment venues.

“The funds raised by this gala event are vital to continuing the remarkable, high quality public education that DASH provides and for which it is has received worldwide acclaim,” said Howard Miller, Chairman Emeritus of the DASH Advisory Board.

Guests will also enjoy a sampling of fashion, film and fine art as well as musical entertainment.

Tickets are available for a donation of $100 and V.I.P. reserved tables of 8 are available from $1,000. For further information to purchase tickets online or for sponsorship information, please email: [email protected] or call: 305-857-5065.

ABOUT DASH

DASH is an award-winning, A-graded Miami-Dade County Public Magnet School with a unique curriculum. Students acquire life and professional skills in a context that speaks to their individual abilities and personal goals. “Education by Design” represents the philosophy of the school, which offers its students programs in architecture, industrial design, fashion design, fine arts, visual communications and entertainment technology. All programs are developed and taught by a dedicated team of industry and design professionals. DASH was named the #1 U.S. Magnet School in the United States, by US News & World Report in 2012 and has ranked among the top high schools nationally for the past six years.