—Best Of Accolades
In 2015 Yelp included the restaurant in their top 50 local, non-chain Miami eateries. Prior to that both Miami Magazine and Urban Spoon named in the Best Restaurant Miami in 2013.
—First Miami Restaurant to offer Dark Dining
We tested the waters in 2007 with this sensory experience that’s become a sensation in London and years later we sell out monthly!
—Panda Kitchen Warrior
Through a mutual friend I was connected with Florida’s leader in the multi-million dollar kitchen and bath remodeling market, Panda Kitchen and Bath. I believe whole-heartedly in this talented bunch and am honored to be their featured chef on NBC “6 in the Mix” every Thursday.
—Launch of “Make It Count” Foundation
After losing my sister to cancer in 2006, I developed this organization to benefit children and their families suffering from the tragic disease. My team and I make it our mission to give back as much as possible.
—St Jude’s “All About the Kids Award”
Beyond my personal cause we also dedicate time and effort to support St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, among other worthy causes. Each holiday season we head to Memphis to cook for the patients and families staying at St Jude’s and in 2014 we were humbled by their recognition. See you this December Memphis!
—Youngest chef ever to cook at the United Nations in New York City
After winning “Taste Down Under,” an Australian culinary competition, I was invited to cook for the Australian ambassadors and other important delegates. Here I was at 19 years old cooking Barramundii for a room full of top political power weights. Best Spring Break ever!
—Maximum Flavor (2005)
Take your tastebuds for a ride with this fast-paced cookbook. Don´t be afraid to entertain with an edge! Miami´s youngest cookbook author/restaurateur encourages you to shine with your culinary creativity as she guides you through the most exciting recipes. Put on your aprons and let yourself be inspired…
Food has undeniably become the social media generation’s runway supermodel, its glitzy cover girl. Yet long before putting our dinners and desserts on digital display became the norm, the concept of “sharing” a meal symbolized uniting and bonding as friends or family. In #MaximumFlavorSocial, Adrianne Calvo uses her years of rich experiences, unwavering commitment to building personal connections with her fans, and inseparable relationship with food to bridge its past and present roles in helping to bring people together.
—Play with Fire (2015)
An unprecedented celebration of two of the most explosive arousers of our sight, taste, and imagination: provocative visuals and mouth-watering dishes. For the first time a stimulating combination of artistic eroticism and exquisite recipes join forces to entice both the mind and the palate. Maximizing aphrodisiacal powers of the fine and culinary arts, Play with Fire offers couples of all ages and genders a tantalizing and multi-sensory journey towards achieving intimacy through creating succulent delicacies together in the kitchen.