Stephane Caporal, one of the country’s preeminent chef’s with the esteemed post as Executive Chef at the exclusive Fisher Island Club, will be participating in The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE. Taking place February 19 – 22, 2015, the star-studded, four-day destination event features the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities.
Caporal has been selected as one of the nation’s top 60 chefs to showcase a sampling of one of his most delectable gourmet dishes at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s Wine Spectator’s ‘Best of the Best’ event. Alongside a number of the most celebrated chefs from around the globe, Caporal will create an epicurean masterpiece, which will be paired with a wine rated 90 points or higher on Wine Spectator’s scale. ‘Best of the Best’ will take place on Friday, February 20 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
On Thursday, February 19, Caporal will also join celebrity chef, vintner, author and television personality, Michael Chiarello in hosting an intimate Napa-style dinner at Fisher Island Club. Exclusive to Club Members, the event will take place in The Vanderbilt Mansion and feature a Napa-theme, with customized menu items such as Cavatelli e Gamberoni (Gulf prawns alla plancha with ricotta and Santa Barbara sea urchin pasta and shellfish brood) and Carre d’Agnello alla Griglia (Cabernet-cane grilled rack of lamb macerated in fermenting cabernet grape leaf with ash-cured chickpea polenta, chanterelles and fresh chick peas, and crisp Tuscan kale with jus of fermenting Cabernet).