Gastronomic Delight with Star Chef Jack Logue in Spirit of Food & Wine Festival
In spirit of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, renowned Miami-based global real estate development and capital investment firm, Lionheart Capital together with Gaggenau and Boffi hosted an evening of gastronomic delight with Zagat rated top 30 under 30 Chef Jack Logue. The evening took place on Thursday, February 23rd at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach.
The exclusive invite-only event was held within The Residences’ model home, Villa Lissoni, and featured live cooking by Chef Jack Logue in the extraordinary Gaggenau and Boffi kitchen. Over 150 guests savored the effortlessly prepared selection of tasty dishes, hors d’oeuvre and light bites.
“One of the things I enjoy most about cooking in this particular kitchen is the open layout and being surrounded by people as it gives me the opportunity to interact with guests. I love being in the action and it’s important to me that I deliver an experience in addition to a phenomenal dish,” said Chef Jack Logue.
Throughout the evening, guests indulged in one-of-a-kind dishes as they explored and learned about the unique design features within the ultra-luxury residential development, including the custom-designed kitchens by Boffi in collaboration with Piero Lissoni. The culinary space, thought through to perfection, boasts a collection of professional-grade appliances for the home chef by Gaggenau, a few of which include a state-of-the-art gas cook top, built-in side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, built in coffee maker, stainless-steel wall oven and more. These products were meticulously selected by the design team for their timeless design, high functionality, longevity, advanced technology and perfect craftsmanship.
“It’s rewarding to see our products being used at such a high caliber,” said John McDonough, Gaggenau’s director builder sales east. “The brands success is founded on the technology and innovation which has been displayed tonight. We are excited to offer these quality products to the residents of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach,” adds McDonough.
Offering a unique digital experience through the high-tech experiential room and a massive projection on the villa’s exterior wall, guests were able to visualize the expansive, amenity-rich property, which will feature over seven acres of gardens, pools, entertainment spaces and private marina with 36 private boat dockages exclusively for owners of the 111 condominium residences and a limited collection of 15 single-family villas. The tropical modern property is nestled on the exclusive shores of Surprise Lake and is Piero Lissoni’s first full-scale architectural project in the United States. The one-to-five bedroom homes range in size from 1,922 to over 10,000 square feet, are priced from $2 million to over $40 million and slated for opening in 2017. Upon completion, it will be the only stand-alone Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach and one of the select few in the world.