Food-focused fundraiser with chefs Brad Kilgore and Dewey LoSasso benefits Design and Architecture Senior High

From the 2016 Taste of Design, which benefits Design and Architecture Senior High in the Miami Design District. This year's event is January 26.

For the 10th anniversary of its Taste of Design fundraiser, Miami’s premier Design and Architecture Senior High is pulling out all the stops. That includes a move to the Miami Design District’s Paradise Plaza, food from top Miami chefs Brad Kilgore of Alter and Dewey LoSasso of Bill Hansen Luxury Catering, and a silent auction featuring a rare signed guitar by rock legend Tom Petty. 

Guests of Taste of Design on January 26 will get a sneak preview of food from Kilgore’s forthcoming Design District restaurants, Ember and Kaido. Besides the signed Petty guitar, the auction will include a guitar from the Eagles as well as original artwork, jewelry, spa treatments and more.

Taste of Design Tom Petty Signed Guitar
The Tom Petty guitar to be auctioned at Taste of Design to benefit Design and Architecture Senior High.

Tickets to Taste of Design

Tickets are available for a donation of $100; VIP packages start at $1,000 for a table of 10. Visit or email for more information.

taste of design DASH Miami Design District Paradise Plaza
From the 2017 Taste of Design at the Moore Building. This year’s event will take place at Paradise Plaza in the Miami Design District.

About DASH

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top U.S. and Florida high schools for the past decade, DASH offers a design-driven curriculum taught by industry professionals. Its location in the heart of the Design District provides students with a unique opportunity to see design in action. The annual Taste of Design serves as an important fundraiser to support critical programs, including Portfolio Day. Donations have also helped send dozens of students to college prep programs around the country, including Parsons and the School for Visual Arts in New York.


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