Join us December 11th at 7:30 p.m. at Oolite Restaurant & Bar for the much awaited vegan dining experience with acclaimed native Florida chef and restauranteur Kris Wessel. Come experience his unique seasonal concept of healthy regional fare, inspired by the food culture and the bounty of indigenous foods in the region of Florida, New Orleans, the Caribbean, and South America. His creative approach to layering flavors from the traditional foods found in these areas have awarded him much praise in national media, including the New York Times, Food & Wine, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, and NBC.
Nominated for “Best Chef South Region” by the James Beard Foundation, Kris Wessel very simply delivers Floridian cuisine at its best!
Spicy, Grilled, Florida Grown, Skinny Purple Eggplant & Sesame Wrapped Malbar Spinach
Pan Crisp Green Tomato, Salty Tostone Salsa & Lemon Emulsion
Gold Tomato & Calaloo Arepa with Poached Leek Crema
Chanterelle Forest Mushrooms, Toasted Almonds, Re-hydrated Cranberries, and Boniato Cubes with Spanish Sherry-Thyme Vinaigrette
Red Rice Stuffed & Baked Cho Cho Blanco with Black Bean Guajillo Sauce
Vegetable Lasagnetta: Calabaza Squash, Red Kaniwa, Spinach, Malanga with Spicy Tomato Broth, Asparagus & Trinidad Curry Roti
Persimmon Flan & Crispy Caramel Tuile
Gluten-free Chocolate & Spice Cookies
~Served with Artisanal Biodynamic Wines & Spirits and a Selection of Gluten-Free Breads, Biscuits, Buns and Flatbreads~
Healthy-Regional, Cuisine Director: Kris Wessel
“A born and bred Miami native son, Kris Wessel grew up to become possibly the most original of all Miami chefs who match local ingredients and certainly the most adventurous and creative cuisine.”
Oolite’s craftsman interior references mid-century American with hand crafted wood tables, wainscoting, glass tile and pure oolite limestone.
Includes spirits, wines, tax & gratuity. This is an RSVP only event. You must pre-purchase your tickets in order to attend. To purchase your tickets now please click on the following secure Paypal link:
Oolite is located at: 1661 Pennsylvania Ave, Miami Beach, Fl. 33139. (17th Street just off Lincoln Rd.)
Parking: Public Lot self parking garages are located on 17th Street between Meridian and Pennsylvania, and at the New World Center on Lincoln Road Lane, just off Pennsylvania Avenue for $1 per hour.