Knowing that mid-August is no time to throw a party in South Florida, Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami is holding its 100th birthday bash for the late Julia Child a month after the fact.
Tickets are on sale for the Sept. 15 event at Miami Dade College’s Miami Culinary Institute, 415 NE Second Ave., Miami, with net proceeds benefitting Les Dames scholarships. Here’s the lineup:
10:30 a.m.: “From Julia Child’s Kitchen to Yours” with chef Michelle Bernstein; $60.
1 p.m.: “Backstage with Julia” with author Nancy Verde Barr; $30, students $10.
3 p.m.: “From Mastering the Art of French Cooking to Tweeting for Your Supper;” $30.
5 p.m.: Cocktail party at Tuyo restaurant with small plates; $75.
7:30 p.m.: Tuyo tribute dinner by chef Norman Van Aken; $150.
Call 305-775-2166 or visit lesdamesmiami.org to purchase tickets.