One of my FAVE chefs, Michelle Bernstein, is participating in tonight’s Burger Bash–part of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. As an added bonus, Havaianas, the world’s most stylish flip flop, has partnered with the James Beard Award winning chef and Miami native to bring “Instant Brazilian Joy” to the event. To celebrate the partnership, Havaianas has created a limited edition collection of Food & Wine pins that will be available on-site at Burger Bash and on the Havaianas website until February 24th. These whimsical pins feature snacks and cooking items such as pasta, cracked eggs, burgers, fries, ice-cream, pickles, ketchup and more.
Bernstein infused her famous Latin culinary style with the deeply rooted Brazilian heritage of Havaianas to create an eclectic menu of recipes inspired by this exclusive collection of flip flop styles and pins. The authentic delicacies such as Bolo de Maracujá (Passion Fruit Cake) with purple sandals and the ice cream pin, The Brazilian Burger with red sandals and the burger pin, or Moqueca with gold flip flops with the fish pin, and more will be available for each guest to order complimentary a la carte at the event. Bernstein will be on-site at the Havaianas booth at the Burger Bash to “serve up” her delectably named sandals and exclusive recipe cards featuring her real gourmet creations.
For the foodies who cannot make it to Burger Bash this year, Michelle’s flip flop creations and her custom sandal, The Meal (gold flip flop with ketchup, burger, pickle and fries pin) will be available for sale on www.us.havaianas.com for $2.50 each pin for the duration of the SOBE Food & Wine Festival.
I’m a true Miami native, so whenever I’m not in the kitchen, I’m wearing my Havaianas.–Michelle Bernstein
This isn’t Havaianas‘ first dip into the SOBE Food & Wine Fest–check out this video from their 2011 partnership with Chef Marc Forgione: