On Monday, November 9th, 2015, Pro-Football Hall of Fame Quarterback, Dan Marino, will host the 15th Annual Dan Marino Wine & Cigar Dinner, brought to you by Greenspoon Marder Law, presented by Badia Spices. This elite Wine & Cigar event attended by some of South Florida's most prominent community leaders will be held at a new venue, Grille 66 & Bar located at The Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at 17th Street Causeway, Fort Lauderdale.
All proceeds will benefit The Dan Marino Foundation and Marino Campus. For more than 23 years, The Dan Marino Foundation has been serving the autism community through unique, impactful initiatives, like Marino Campus – a post-secondary educational opportunity for young adults with developmental disabilities, ages 18-28. The Campus, which opened in 2014, was the logical next step in furthering the Foundation's mission of "empowering individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities."
Over the last fourteen years, the Dan Marino Wine & Cigar Dinner has attracted many of South Florida's most prominent community leaders and has raised over $3 million dollars with the support of our sponsors, including Greenspoon Marder Law, Badia Spices, Ultimate Software, Southern Wine & Spirits, Arturo Fuente Family of Premium Cigars, the Miami HEAT, Levinson Jewelers, Walgreens, Comcast, iHeartMedia, and Clear Channel Outdoor to name a few.
The evening will commence with a silent auction, courtesy of Ultimate Software as well as a cocktail reception including passed hors d'oeuvres at Grille 66 & Bar located at The Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel. The cocktail reception will feature world-class cigars from the Arturo Fuente Family of Premium Cigars, along with specialty cocktails and spirits courtesy of Southern Wine & Spirits of South Florida. Dinner will follow in the elegant Grille 66 dining room, where guests will enjoy an exceptional dining experience equaled only by the panoramic view. Exclusive wines from the Southern Wine & Spirits family of fine wines, paired perfectly with a gourmet dinner inspired by four-star chef Michael Siegel's cuisine. The night concludes with live entertainment on the Grille 66 patio overlooking the overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at the 17th Street Causeway, Fort Lauderdale and will feature desserts, specialty coffees, dessert wine, liquors and premium cigars compliments of the Arturo Fuente Family of Premium Cigars.
For sponsorship or event table reservations information, please contact Rixys Alfonso at 305.558.8877 or via email at RAlfonso@danmarinofoundation.org. (The 2015 event brochure can be downloaded below.)