Chefs Set to Whip up Some Magic at Fairchild’s Mango Brunch

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Chefs Set to Whip up Some Magic at Fairchild’s Mango Brunch

 Coral Gables, FL, June 15, 2010— Fairchild‘s Mango Brunch is a tasty tribute to the most delicious of tropical fruits—the mango! This year‘s Mango Brunch held on Sunday, July 11, at 11:00 a.m. is bringing together some of the best chefs in town! Chefs for the brunch include Allen Susser of Chef Allens, Kris Wessel of Red Light, Crystal Cullison of Alta Mare, Gonzalo Rivera of La Marea at the Tides and Sean Bernal of The Oceanaire Seafood Room.

Whole Foods, is once again the sponsor for Fairchild’s International Mango Festival and will be providing all of the ingredients for the brunch. 

This Brunch sells out every year, so make your reservations soon by calling at 305-663-8058 or by going to Fairchild’s website at www.fairchildgarden.org. Tickets are $75 for members, $100 for nonmembers.

About the International Mango Festival

Fairchild’s International Mango Festival is in its 18th year and continues to be the summer’s must-attend event.  It features the world’s largest display of mango cultivars, over 1,200 mango trees for purchase, fun things for the kids, mango cultivar tastings, a marketplace of mangos and mango products, educational lectures, mango-inspired cuisine, entertainment and much more.  The Mango Festival is taking place Saturday and Sunday, July 10 and 11 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156.  For more information, please call 305-667-1651 or visit www.fairchildgarden.org.

 About Fairchild

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. It is one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Middle East. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden houses palm and cycad collections that are nationally recognized by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), has the world’s greatest living collection of palms and cycads; an education program reaching more than 52,000 school children per year; hosts popular events like the International Chocolate Festival, International Mango Festival and International Orchid Festival, the Ramble, concerts, affiliated plant society shows and sales and more; and, is a not-for-profit organization relying on the support of its 45,000 members and benefactors. Fairchild hosts major art events such as Yayoi Kusama at Fairchild this year, Mark di Suvero, Fernando Botero, Dale Chihuly and Kris Martin at Fairchild in 2008, Botero, Lichtenstein and Chihuly at Fairchild in 2007 and Chihuly at Fairchild in 2005 and 2006. Fairchild is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables (Miami), Florida 33156, just a thirty minute drive from South Beach. Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for children 6-17 and free to children 5 and under and Fairchild members. For more information, please visit us at www.fairchildgarden.org and on Facebook and Twitter.

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