Celebrate Zucca’s Five Year Anniversary Event: The Eclipse Of Two Internationally Acclaimed Chefs

Acclaimed Executive Chefs Enrique Limardo, and Manuel Garcia to curate a 6-course culinary experience unlike any other in Miami on April 27 & 28, in celebration of the restaurant’s anniversary

Get your appetites ready to savor and indulge at ZUCCA’s anniversary dinner party, celebrating five years since it first opened its doors inside the historic St. Michel Hotel, in the heart of Miami’s posh neighborhood of Coral Gables.

ZUCCA’s Executive Chef Manuel Garcia and acclaimed Executive Chef Enrique Limardo, owner of the top restaurants in Washington D.C., Seven Reasons and Imperfecto, have curated the ultimate culinary journey for an ECLIPSE dinner at ZUCCA, with live music, on April 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Prepare your taste buds for an authentic 6-course epicurean journey, curated through the alignment and collaboration of two great Venezuelan chefs, and discover new concepts and food items that will only be available at this exclusive culinary event. The night will feature the combination of Limardo’s fresh and innovative flavors with Garcia’s traditional Italian cooking, giving patrons a unique opportunity to see their extraordinary talents in action.

Featured items by Executive Chef Limardo include a bread-basket feast with Sea Urchin Butter, Wild Porcini Soup, Cured Wagyu and Tonnato, while Executive Chef Garcia will be presenting Black Tortelli with lobster and caviar as well as Filet of Veal. To fulfill guests’ sweet tooth, the chefs will serve Crispy Tiramisu Bomb, Guava Cheesecake and Petit Fours.

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Chef Enrique Limardo is the Chief Culinary Officer of Seven Reasons Restaurant Group, as well as Co-Founder and Executive Chef of Imperfecto in the District of Columbia, where a number of dignitaries and officials enjoy dining. While working on his post-graduate degree in culinary arts, he worked alongside some of Spain’s most distinguished chefs including Michelin-star greats, Joan Roca, Ramon Freixa, Xavier Pellicer, Joan Pique, and Carles Gaig, among others. In 2019, his Seven Reasons restaurant, was voted number #1 best new restaurant in the country by Esquire magazine.

Before joining ZUCCA as its executive chef, Manuel Garcia, worked at top Michelin Star restaurants in Europe including: L’esperance, La Cote Saint-Jacques and in Mostassa at Hotel Le Meriden. He has been ZUCCA’s top chef since 2017 where he prepares exquisite Italian delicacies.

Located in Coral Gables at the iconic Hotel St. Michel, ZUCCA, is a restaurant and bar that delivers authentic, artisanal Italian cuisine from a diverse range of the country’s regions, within a masterfully crafted, modern space. Their true passion is creating tastes that excite and engage the senses, through classic techniques and flawless preparation, making ZUCCA one of Miami’s most acclaimed restaurants in Coral Gables.

The curated six-course dining experience is $250 per person. Limited reservations are available. Reservations are required and must be secured in advance, as no seating will be sold at the door. Reservations can be made online through Open Table, visit: https://zuccamiami.com/anniversary-dinner/.

For more information, visit: https://zuccamiami.com/.


Tucked inside the historic St. Michel Hotel in the heart of Miami’s posh neighborhood of Coral Gables, ZUCCA is a relaxed fine-dining restaurant serving up flavorful, regional Italian cuisine that is both classic and inventive. ZUCCA’s menu reflects what one would experience traveling throughout Italy. Each specialty dish is recreated with authentic ingredients and methods from that region. ZUCCA offers an unparalleled Italian experience and celebration of the land, people, and Italian food culture.  ZUCCA: 162 ALCAZAR AVENUE, CORAL GABLES, FL 33134