AMERICANAIRLINES ARENA AND THE MIAMI HEAT FIRE UP FANS WITH FINALS FOOD
Local Guest Chef, Wine Pairings and Player Favorites Provide
Specialty Menus for HEAT Fans HEAT
[Miami, FL] – Miami HEAT fans will be on the edge of their seats during the 2012 NBA Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. To keep anxious appetites satisfied, Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner of AmericanAirlines Arena, has teamed up with Chef Sean Brasel of local culinary hotspot, Meat Market, to bring an exclusive menu to HEAT fans. To complete these specialty menu offerings, Levy Restaurants has brought in Sarah Almand as the General Manager of Beverage and in-house sommelier, the perfect pairing for HEAT fans who enjoy a fine wine. The wine selections from Sarah will compliment the unique Suite and Flagship Lounge menus for the final games. Menu highlights for the finals include:
Asian BBQ Lamb Ribs with pickled red onion and green papaya salad
Petite Filet with foie butter
White truffle Beef Tar-tar with parmesan toasts
Prime Marinated Deckle Steak with aji pancha dipping sauce
Seared Broccolini with dried tomatoes and chili flakes
Boneless Short Rib with lobster risotto
Lobster Mashed Potatoes
MO-HEAT-O Signature Cocktail, with Bacardi Gold, infused with red chile, Fresh Thai basil, lime juice and strawberry purée, served in a Collectable Souvenir Cup , with Bacardi Gold, infused with red chile, Fresh Thai basil, lime juice and strawberry purée, served in a Collectable Souvenir Cup
In addition to these culinary creations, the All-Stars of the HEAT have their own favorite menu items in AmericanAirlines Arena. Fans can eat like Dwyane Wade, Udonis Haslem or LeBron James by sampling these featured menu items during select games:
Game 1 – A comfort food fan, Udonis Haslem orders the BBQ Chicken available in Flagship Lounges, Dewar’s Lounge Chef’s Tables.
Game 2 – Dwyane Wade gears up for games with the Chicken & Pasta with Tomato Sauce featured in the Flagship Lounges and Dewar’s Lounge Chef’s Tables
Game 3 – LeBron James eats Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken before his big games, located in Flagship Lounges and Dewar’s Lounge Chef’s Table
For more information, including images, recipes, and interviews with Chef Sean Brasel or arena sommelier Sarah Almand, please contact Owen Donnelly at 419-308-9938 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Levy Restaurants
Levy Restaurants, founded in Chicago in 1978, is recognized as one of America’s fastest growing and most critically acclaimed restaurant companies, and is the leader in premium sports and entertainment dining. Levy was recently named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports in the world by Fast Company magazine. The company’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants such as James Beard Award-winning Spiaggia in Chicago, Fulton’s Crab House, Portobello and Wolfgang Puck Grand Café at Walt Disney World Resort, renowned sports and entertainment venues like Churchill Downs in Louisville, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and events including the Super Bowl, World Series, U. S. Open, Kentucky Derby, NHL and NBA All-Star Games and the GRAMMY® Awards. For details, visit www.levyrestaurants.com.
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