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Encounters FOOD RIGHT The 22nd Annual Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Miami raised $100,000 for organizations dedicated to eradicating childhood hunger. More than 700 South Florida foodies attended the sizzling event that proved to be the hottest ticket in town. 1. John Pochopin, Ashley Lutz, Nestor Sanchez and Luly Sixto-Yero 2. Chef Jordi Valles of RUMBAR, Chef Andres Parlange of Cantina Beach, Derek Flint, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne 3. Lisa Furst, Jonathan Pallone, Arlene Furst, Allen Furst 4. Tequilier Heriberto Oviedo of Cantina Beach at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne 5. Doreen Colondres and Chef Louis Pous of Little Palm Island 6. Chefs of the Fontainebleau 7. Commissioner and Mrs. Marc Sarnoff 8. Michelle Payer and Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard 9. MJ Prada and Jacqui Avello 10. Hell’s Kitchen/Pressure Cook’s Ralph Pagano, Derek Flint, Event Chair Chef Allen Susser 11. Guest sampling a sweet from We Take the Cake 12. Chef Allen Susser and Commissioner Marc Sarnoff 13. Alejandra Diaz and Marlene Diaz 14. Jennifer Schwartz, Top Chef’s Howard Kleinberg 15. Marco Selva and Vanessa Vandenbroucke 16. Univision’s Teresa Rodriguez, Chef Ralph Pagano 17. Chef Andres Parlange and Lauren Lampa-Banchs 18. Guest setting up the perfect Pork Carnita served by Cantina Beach 19. Guest tasting popcorn shrimp served up by RUMBAR 2 4 7 96 key biscayne magazine 1 3 5 6 8 9