Chefs Brad Kilgore and Jose Mendin To Preview Their Spice Creations With Exclusive One-Night-Only Event

The 13th Annual Miami Spice Restaurant Program (August & September 2014) is just around the corner and to kick-start the celebration the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is launching a series of special Miami Spice Mash-Ups, chef collaborations at which each chef will preview select dishes from their upcoming Spice menus.

The first of three Mash-Ups will take place on Wednesday, June 25 – Chef Brad Kilgore of J&G Grill at St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort will host visiting Chef Jose Mendin of the Pubbelly family of restaurants. Together, the two will serve a six course meal previewing menu items from their respective Miami Spice menus. The meal will finish with a duo of desserts, one from Mendin the other from J&G’s pastry chef, Antonio Bachour.

Seating is limited to 40 attendees; reservations must be made in advance and can be done so by calling (305) 993-3333. Price: $65 per person, including a complimentary cocktail featuring Botran Rum (excluding tax, tip and alcohol). Destinations and chef line-ups for July and September Mash-Ups will be released at a later date. J&G Grill is located at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, 9703 Collins Avenue. The dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. For more information on Miami Spice please visit

About Miami Spice
The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau organizes Miami Spice, a mouthwatering restaurant promotion that showcases the best of Miami cuisine. During August and September, restaurants offer three-course meals featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs. It’s a tropical fusion of ingredients that makes Miami an epicurean paradise. Miami Spice will run from Friday, August 1st – Tuesday, September 30th.