The Betsy Culinary Series
We’ve teamed up with our favorite artisans to put together a packed calendar of virtual events. Click below to explore our culinary masterclasses on Spanish winemaking, coffee roasting, modern tea culture, and more!
Chef Laurent Tourondel
May 19, 2020
Join The Betsy's property-wide culinary partner and internationally renowned chef Laurent Tourondel for a live cooking demo! Laurent spent five years in pie scholarship before opening up The Alley, The Betsy's casual Italian trattoria, in 2017, and in this class he will teach you how to make The Boucher Pizza, a crowd favorite at The Alley live via ZOOM.
Harpke Family Farm
May 28, 2020
The Betsy's Executive Chef Andrew Zarzosa and Tamer Harpke of Harpke Family Farm - one of our favorite suppliers of farm-fresh, local produce - took a tour of the farm followed by a conversation about his growing philosophy and farming practices.
June 4, 2020
Discover the secrets of French champagne with The Betsy’s trusty bubbly supplier, Pommery Champagne. In this virtual masterclass and Q&A hosted by Sarah Tritant with Vranken Pommery America, learn the ins and outs of champagne production and what gives the Champagne region of France its certain je ne sais quoi.
Bodegas Emilio Moro
June 11, 2020
Join us for a virtual trip to the Bodegas Emilio Moro winery in northern Spain, where Alberto Medina Moro will lead us through a deep dive into the traditions of Spanish wine making based upon culture, innovation and social responsibility.
June 18, 2020
Walk through the mountains of China and hills of Sri Lanka with Michael Ortiz of JoJo Tea, our local go-to for single-origin teas sourced from the world’s finest growers. Enjoy this virtual guided journey into JoJo’s New Tea Culture.
House of Motor
June 25, 2020
Step inside Miami’s House Of Motor brewery via ZOOM with founders David Campos and Alexis Cogul, creators of our Betsy Rosa lager (served exclusively at The Betsy). Learn how these masters of the craft fine-tuned our beer’s flavor profile, bringing out its subtle notes of honey, fresh baked bread, allspice, and lemon zest, as they walk us through the creative side of the craft brewing process.
July 2, 2020
Join specialty coffee expert and founder of Miami’s Panther Coffee Joel Pollock on the art of cultivating and roasting the finest coffees in the world. Learn about Panther’s partnership with The Betsy and with small-batch coffee producers in Nicaragua, Brazil, Colombia, and Ethiopia as Michael takes us on coffee’s journey from planted seed to harvested bean to the dark roast in your cup.