East Meets West

Lifestyle magazine, Terra and Botaniko Weston brought together top chefs and restaurateurs from east Broward for a panel discussion and foodie spectacular in Weston. More than 300 people gathered at the Botaniko sales gallery to hear Adrienne Grenier (3030 Ocean), Kim Bokamper (Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill), Mike Linder (Silver Lining Catering), Tim Petrillo (The Restaurant People) and Giovanni Rocchio (Valentino Cucina Italiana) share insights about their respective restaurants and discuss industry trends. Lifestyle group editor Kevin Kaminski served as moderator. Guests enjoyed fare from the participating restaurants, including Casa D’Angelo, and a specialty cocktail courtesy of YOLO.

Photos by T.Y.E. Studios/Laureen Britz

Toby Zack, Michelle Simon , & Debby Gold
Toby Zack, Michelle Simon and Debby Gold
Susan Penrod, Vasty Gonzalez, Sebastian Riley, Lina Barrosa and Andres Marquez
Roy Oppenheim, Michael Patrizio and Andres Marquez
Guests at the East Goes West event
Brittney Poliak and David Pageau
Brittney Poliak and David Pageau
3030 Ocean
3030 Ocean
Silver Lining Catering
Silver Lining Catering
Chef Simon Parte and Executive Chef Jimmy Dean of Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill
Chef Simon Parte and Executive Chef Jimmy Dean of Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill

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