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Three-chef dinner Monday at Tongue & Cheek Miami Beach

Staff writer

Jamie DeRosa, chef/owner of the new Tongue & Cheek in South Beach, hosts Chicago chef Brandon Baltzley and Miami’s Jeremiah Bullfrog, Monday, May 20 for a special seven-course dinner.

All three chefs share an artistic approach to cooking.

Baltzley, chef and owner of Crux restaurant in Chicago, has been called the Salvador Dali of the culinary world. He’s author of brand new “Nine Lives: A Chef's Journey from Chaos to Control,” (Gotham), which will be which will be available to buy at the dinner.

Chef Bullfrog operates GastroPod, one of Miami’s original food trucks, and owns Bullfrog Eatz, which specializes in haute cuisine catering.

Host DeRosa has worked with Heston Blumenthal at the Fat Duck in England, Wolfgang Puck of Spago, and most recently with Geoffrey Zakarian at Tudor House in Miami Beach. Tongue & Cheek is his first restaurant.

The starts at 7:30 p.m. and costs $125 per person, which includes cocktail pairings. The eclectic seven-course menu will highlight the creative, technique-driven cuisine for which each chef is known. To purchase tickets,  email

Tongue & Cheek is at 431 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 305-704-2900,


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