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For Immediate Release:
May 05, 2015
Media Contact:
Melonie Burke
melonie@miamidade.gov
305-505-1295

Third annual Taste of Haiti to take place Saturday, May 9


(MIAMI) – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime, District 2, and the City of North Miami, in collaboration with the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, the Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami and the Haitian Culinary Alliance, will present the third annual Taste of Haiti on Saturday, May 9 from 3 to 9 p.m. at MOCA Plaza, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161.

The free-admission culinary extravaganza will showcase delicious Haitian cuisine from some of the best Haitian chefs and restaurants in the community. The event, which is part of the County’s month-long celebration of Haitian Cultural Heritage Month, also will feature activities for the entire family, as well as music and entertainment by Mecca a.k.a. Grimo, with DJ NickyMix on the turntables. There also will be a live performance by Miami’s own X-Tassy and Madafi Pierre from France.

For more information about the event, visit www.tasteofhaitiusa.com or contact the office of Chairman Monestime at 305-694-2779.

Sponsors of this year’s Haitian Cultural Heritage Month celebrations are the Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami, the City of North Miami, Pinnacle Housing Group, MCM, Green City Miami-Dade, Related Urban, GLF Construction Corporation, the Miami Dolphins, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Bercow Radell & Fernandez, FPL, Neighbors and Neighbors Association Inc., Clear Channel Outdoor, the Haitian Culinary Alliance and Shores Development Inc.

For a full calendar of Haitian Cultural Heritage Month events, visit www.miamidade.gov/district02/.

Who:
Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Jean Monestime
City of North Miami
Haitian Culinary Alliance
Consulate General of the Republic of Haiti in Miami
Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida
What:
Third annual Taste of Haiti
When:
May 09, 2015, 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Where:
MOCA Plaza, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami, FL 33161