The Museum of Discovery and Science hosts 18th annual Celebration
Get ready food and wine fans, as the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) presents the 18th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits and Culinary Celebration! Now celebrating its 18th year, this award-winning event takes place Friday, April 5, 2013.
Don’t miss this amazing chance to savor tastings from nearly 50 of South Florida’s leading restaurants, along with a vast array of wines and spirits from around the world – all amongst the cool (VERY cool!) newly expanded setting of the Museum of Discovery and Science.
"Last year’s Celebration set an attendance record, with over 2,000 guests, and this year promises to be even better!" notes MODS chairperson Marlene Janetos. Just check out the lineup of top-notch restaurants, including 3030 Ocean, A Thierry’s Catering, Big City Tavern, Bimini Boat Yard, Bravo, Café Ala Carte, Café D’Angelo, Casa Frida, Cookies by Design, Crepemaker, Grateful Palate, Grille 401, Ilios@ Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Hey Cupcake, Johnny V’s, Market 17, Mancini’s Las Olas, Pier Sixty-Six at Hyatt Regency, ROK:BRGR, (soon to open) S-3, SAIA, Sea Level, Sette Bello, SoLita, Tarpon Bend, The Melting Pot, Truluck’s, The Ambry, Rice & Dough, Michele’s Dining Lounge, Texas de Brazil, The Capital Grille, Tundra, Via Luna at the Ritz-Carlton, Vienna Café, and the ever-popular YOLO!. Another cool component: After making your culinary journey, you get to vote for your favorite restaurant, to win the honor of the THINK Magazine’s “Peoples’ Choice” Award. Also on tap this year will be a selection of craft beers, silent auction, and a complimentary Reidel wine glass for each patron.
It all kicks off with an exclusive VIP Martini Reception from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. VIP guests will also enjoy exclusive access to the ultra chic Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort VIP Lounge, where they can eat, drink and dance under the stars from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The evening attire is “City Chic.” THINK Magazine paparazzi will be shooting the “chic-iest” for a feature in their next issue. Special features of the evening will include a “molecular gastronomy” demonstration by A Thierry’s Catering, followed by a wine tasting by Paul Castronovo (Paul & Young Ron Show) from his own vineyard.
Doors open for VIP admission at 6:00 p.m. and to general admission at 7:30 p.m. VIP tickets are $150 per person and general admission tickets are $85 per person. Presale tickets are available at a reduced rate (VIP: $135; General Admission: only $75) until March 2. For advance tickets please call (954) 713-0954 or on-line at http://tinyurl.com/wine2013. Guests are encouraged to share in excitement through social media by posting pictures of the event on Museum of Discovery and Science Facebook Page and Tweeting @MODSEVENTS and #MODSWFF.
ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE
Since 1976, The Museum of Discovery and Science has been providing experiential pathways to lifelong learning in science for children and adults through exhibits, programs and films, including the IMAX® theatre. Located at 401 SW 2nd Street in Ft. Lauderdale. For more information call 954-467-MODS (6637) or visit www.mods.org