Doug Rodriguez “DRod”

I The best known as a James Beard Award Winning (Twice!) Master Chef.  He and a master staff that includes Arturo Paz, Stephanie Paz and Mario Villche will present their Nouvo Summer Menu during Art Basil VI that coincides with Swimwear Fashion Week, July 20-21, 5PM-on.  They will be presenting at his acclaimed AAA 4 Diamond De Rodriguez Cuba, 101 Ocean Drive,  South of Fifth , where (gasp!) parking is available.

The Award-Winning Hilton Bentley, is reminiscent of the exhilarating nightlife of old world Havana, Cuba meets the 16th in Paris, Trastevere in Rome, Hollywood Hills & Manhattan via Tribeca.

Featuring a prix fixe, five course menu that has been inspired by the East Coast Premiere Presentation of Egidio Coccimiglio’s ‘Compulsion, the Movie’ with Heather Graham, Carrie Anne Moss, Joe Mantegna and Kevin Dillon.

To include the freshest seafood, spoon fed lamb and venison, and sustainable ingredients, served in a stunning seaside environment, perfect for a night out after the hectic throngs of models in thongs and designer collections that will be strolling the Sobe Avenues.

 July 20, 21 and 22. Poolside Lounge 6PM- Bentley Hilton, 101 Ocean Drive, MB, FL Set to coincide with Miami Beach Swimwear Fashion Week.  ‘Compulsion’s ’ inspired menu includes Alaska King Cakes by Yanni Diassinos, Mr. Green’s Ginger coriander broth, Maine Lobster Live’s  Fresh Fish en croute w lemon butter sauce, Grand Western Rack of Lamb with truffled Ragoût, Grand Western Venison Loin & Mr. Green’s Produce Parsnip Gratin, Onion Confit, Flora Foods Périgord Truffle Jus and Profiteroles by Bindi Deserts from Joe Selvaggio’s PDF Foods.

De Rodriguez Cuba, 101 Ocean Dr, MB 33139 TastingMenu, Signature Cocktails by Premier’s Papa Pilar’s Rum, aged 24 years in oak casks. Papa’s Pilar, Dark & Blond Rums,  crafted to reflect Hemingway’s passions on both land and sea, with proceeds donated to reef restoration.  Also, Art Basil favorite, Miami’s own Miami Club Rum will also be on demand as the au courant spirit of choice.

 To include Book Signing by D’Rod proceeds for (G.R.O.W.) Elite Smile Design and Vita Coco Schwag Bags  and informal modeling by Vicki Soble Couture.

Hilton Bentley is that hidden gem , “Where the international set of cognoscenti and denizens of the night comes to discover what made ‘South Beach’ one of the coolest destinations on the planet”. Named , One of GAYOT’s 2013 Hot 10 Miami/South Florida Restaurants” rsvp a must eat@artbasil.test or 305-673-3763 (Rouchelle) for complimentary admission. space is limited.