Bal Harbour Shops 3rd Annual “A Taste of Bal Harbour Shops” event hosted by Nico Norena of @SucculentBite

Bal Harbour Shops held its third annual “A Taste of Bal Harbour Shops” event on Wednesday, August 16th. Hosted in partnership with Forbes 30 Under 30 – Food & Drink Lister Nico Norena of @SucculentBite twenty of the top food and lifestyle influencers gathered near the Center Courtyard of Bal Harbour Shops to indulge in a line-up of signature dishes by all five of Bal Harbour Shops dining destinations – Makoto, Aba, Carpaccio, Le Zoo, and Hillstone. Guests including @TheNaughtyFork, @TheMiamiMenu, and @SebastianGenta indulged in a five-course meal presented on a chic black and white tablescape and were gifted with a luxurious scented Michael Aram candle.

Nico Norena, Emilie Sobel, & Sebastian Genta
Nico Norena, Emilie Sobel, & Sebastian Genta
Aba's roasted garlic hummus
Aba's roasted garlic hummus
Alex Mesa, Ryan Mesa, & Adriana Lopez
Alex Mesa, Ryan Mesa, & Adriana Lopez
Guests taking photos of Makoto's Sashimi Platter
Taste of Bal Harbour Shops event dinner menu
Ariana Rueda-Norena & Emilie Sobel
Ariana Rueda-Norena & Emilie Sobel
Ariana Rueda-Norena, Nico Norena, & Gotmar Giron
Ariana Rueda-Norena, Nico Norena, & Gotmar Giron
Carpaccio's signature pizzas
Carpaccio's signature pizzas
Charlotte Trattner, Lauren Melamed Fine, Emilie Sobel, Nico Norena, & Ariana Rueda-Norena
Charlotte Trattner, Lauren Melamed Fine, Emilie Sobel, Nico Norena, & Ariana Rueda-Norena
Custom florals for the Taste of Bal Harbour Shops event
Custom florals for the Taste of Bal Harbour Shops event
Custom tablescape by Bal Harbour Shops
Custom tablescape by Bal Harbour Shops
Esperanza Hernandez & Sebastian Gomez
Esperanza Hernandez & Sebastian Gomez
Event gifting courtesy of Michael Aram
Event gifting courtesy of Michael Aram
Event Guest, Emily Sobel, opening her Michael Aram gifted candles
Event Guest, Emily Sobel, opening her Michael Aram gifted candles
Family style dishes provided by Aba
Family style dishes provided by Aba
Guests in attendance enjoying a specially curated five-course from Bal Harbour Shops restaurants
Guests in attendance enjoying a specially curated five-course from Bal Harbour Shops restaurants
Hillstone's Tres Leches dessert
Hillstone's Tres Leches dessert
Joanna Maczuga & Sanah Tharadra
Joanna Maczuga & Sanah Tharadra
Kelly Blanco, Nico Norena, & Ariana Rueda-Norena
Kelly Blanco, Nico Norena, & Ariana Rueda-Norena
Kelly Blanco
Kelly Blanco
Le Zoo's Burger Américain
Le Zoo's Burger Américain
Makoto's sashimi platter
Makoto's sashimi platter
Makoto's Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice
Makoto's Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice
Nico Norena & Sebastian Genta
Nico Norena & Sebastian Genta
Sam Schnur, Nico Norena, & Ariana Rueda-Norena
Sam Schnur, Nico Norena, & Ariana Rueda-Norena
Sam Schnur, Sebastian Genta, & Kelly Blanco
Sam Schnur, Sebastian Genta, & Kelly Blanco
Sebastian Genta & Sam Schnur
Sebastian Genta & Sam Schnur
Virginia Gil Ross, Lauren Melamed Fine, & Alex Mesa
Virginia Gil Ross, Lauren Melamed Fine, & Alex Mesa

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