Citi Taste of Tennis Returns For Its 5th Year


Citi Taste of Tennis has announced its return to Miami for the fifth annual premier culinary and tennis experience. This year’s top-ranked American tennis star, John Isner, will serve as the event’s official ambassador. Chef Adrianne Calvo will lead the roster of esteemed chefs Citi Taste of Tennis will kick off two weeks filled with tennis excitement at SLS Brickell’s Altitude Pool Deck on Monday, March 18th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

This year’s chef lineup consists of some of Miami’s star chefs and visiting chefs including, but not limited to:

Adrianne Calvo (Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar) – Julian Baker (Le Zoo)- Fabian Di Paolo (CVLTVRA) – Joseph Forest (Wynwood Kitchen & Bar) – Carlos Garcia (Obra) - Miguel Gomez Navarro (Pez) - Santiago Gomes (Tacology) – Brad Kilgore (Kilgore Culinary Group) - Juan Manuel Barrientos (El Cielo) – Hernant Mathur (Maska) - Craig Wallen (Fi’lia) - Michael McGowan (Pink Pie) - Paolo Dorigato (Dolce Italian) - Abel Veulens (Isabelle’s Coconut Grove) - Victor Rosado (Bazaar Mar) - John Mooney (Bell, Book, Candle) - Ariq Flax-Clarke (BVI Tourist Board) - Jesus Gonzalez (Katsuya Brickell) - Javier Narvaez (Pisco y Nazca) - Makoto Okuwa (Makoto) - Karina Rivera (Bachour)- Justin Smillie (Upland) - Pablo Zitzmann (No Name Chinese) - Karla Hoyos (The Bazaar).

The Citi Taste of Tennis series is produced by AYS Sports Marketing and was the brainchild of AYS’ founders Judi and Penny Lerner. Back in 2001 Judi and Penny, both longtime tennis fans, dreamed of creating an event that combined the international appeal of fine food and professional tennis. Citi Taste of Tennis was born, and now 20 years later it has become one of the most anticipated events at tennis tournaments nationwide.

Tickets to the event are $200 and include unlimited food and drink throughout the evening. Group discounts are also available. Grab your tickets here.