Tongue & Cheek, 431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, launches “Kitchen Collab,” a series of guest-chef dinners, at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Lindsay Autry, executive chef at Delray Beach’s Sunday House and a Top Chef alum, will join T&C’s Jamie DeRosa in preparing a five-course meal. Cost is $75 plus drinks, tax and tip; 305-704-2900.
Johnson & Wales University, 1701 NE 127th St., North Miami, kicks off its 2013-14 Distinguished Visiting Chef series with alum Jose Mendin of the Pubbelly Group. Mendin will prepare a multicourse dinner with student chefs at 7 p.m. Sept. 27. Tickets are $85 at 305-892-7578.