Constellation Culinary Group announce the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami-Dade County will reopen its famous restaurant, BRAVA !, coinciding with the opening night of the Miami City Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker”. The highly anticipated reopening will feature a new menu by Constellation Culinary Group’s team of experts.
BRAVA’s 2,500 square foot dining room! is located on the second floor of the Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Arsht Center. The perimeter of the dining room is lined with large-scale photographs of the Arsht Center and two walls covered with white orchids that serve as the restaurant’s main focal points. The dining room is outfitted with black wood tables, plush cerulean chairs, and a warm mustard sofa, creating an inviting setting for pre-show dinners and drinks. Its 1,000 square foot terrace can accommodate 20 people and offers views of downtown Miami.
To relaunch BRAVA !, the Constellation Culinary Group team of experts, made up of food and beverage professionals, created an extensive menu strongly inspired by classic French cuisine.
Entries include Lobster bisque with sherry garnished with chives; the Shrimp cocktail with poached Gulf shrimp, marinated vegetables and cocktail sauce; Filet Mignon Steak Tartare with buttered toast and sweet herbs; Chicken liver parfait with cranberry, thyme and buttered brioche; Grilled Gem Baby Caesar with lemon and black pepper vinaigrette, parmesan, buttered panko, oven-dried tomatoes and black olives; and Beet Carpaccio, a savory combination of mini kale, spinach, nuts, dried cranberries, pears and blue cheese, all topped with a sherry vinaigrette.
For the main course, diners can choose from Risotto Cacio e Pepe with Meyer Lemon, aged Asiago cheese and Italian parsley, plus the option of adding grilled shrimp or roasted maitake mushrooms; Brick Chicken, a tasty combination of roasted fingerling potatoes, parsnip mousse and sautéed spinach topped with thyme juice; Steak and chips served with béarnaise sauce and fries; Pan-seared Atlantic salmon with tomato white butter, asparagus and hookah puree; Coq au vin, a French classic served with braised chicken, baby vegetables, crispy bacon, fingerling potatoes and a white bean stew served with maitake mushrooms, roasted tomatoes and kale topped with basil oil.
For those looking to indulge in something sweet, dessert options include Alaska baked, a fiery combination of strawberry, vanilla and pistachio ice cream, vanilla chiffon, toasted Italian meringue and custard; Floating island, which includes mango meringue, white passion chocolate sauce and fresh berries; Creme brulee with brigadeiro and orange Grand Marnier; raspberry sorbet Mint-flavoured; and homemade Scout cookies, including lemon shortbread, do-si-dos, and coconut macaroons.
During dinner hours you can also order a la carte snacks and sides, including Hot Cheese Gougères, Citrus Rosemary Olives with Marcona Almonds, and Rosemary Parmesan Chips.
At the entrance you can relax at the 5-seat bar, which serves an extensive menu of beer, wine, champagne, specialty coffee drinks and a selection of exclusive cocktails. including the french kiss, a blend of Bombay Sapphire gin, St. Germain, mashed strawberry lemonade and a touch of prosecco; the Refined fashion, served with Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Tahitian Vanilla Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Amaretto and Drunk Black Cherries; and the Cold like a cucumber Margarita, a combination of Cazadores tequila, St. Germain, and lime, pineapple and cucumber juice topped with a Tajin rim.
During the mornings, a brunch menu is offered, including Bagels and Lox with smoked salmon, cream cheese and capers; Smoked salmon benedict with latkes, hollandaise and watercress; and mushrooms quiche, served with young heirloom tomatoes. Brunch cocktails are available à la carte, including WELL DONE ! Seasonal Mimosa and Bellini with sparkling crémant, orange and seasonal nectar; WELL DONE ! Bloody mary, a savory blend of Gray Goose vodka, a homemade Bloody Mary blend, vegetables and a shrimp cocktail; and WELL DONE ! Sangria, a white sangria with a touch of Miami – served with a touch of Bacardi rum and tropical fruits.
At the opening on December 16, BRAVA! will provide seating when performances are scheduled at the Ziff Ballet Opera House or the Knight Concert Hall. Reservations can be made online at the time of ticket purchase, at any time on this page or through the Arsht Center box office by calling (305) 949-6722. More information is available here. Walk-ins are accepted based on availability.
WELL DONE ! is available for private events and large parties. To book your next event, send an email to [email protected]
About the Constellation Culinary Group
Launched in 2008 and reinvented in 2018, Constellation Culinary Group is dedicated to providing the best culinary experiences for unique events, cultural centers, professional executives, restaurants and cafes. The group brings culinary visions to life at more than 19 locations in eight cities, including internationally renowned cultural institutions Carnegie Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the New York Botanical Garden, the Clark Art Institute and the Pérez Art Museum Miami . Constellation Culinary Group is constantly creating unforgettable experiences with the help of its knowledgeable and caring employees who believe in the company’s mission and philosophy that good food connects us. For more information visit ConstellationCulinary.com or follow on Instagram at @ByConstellation and @ByConstellationFL.
About the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami-Dade County
Located in the heart of downtown Miami, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County occupies 570,000 square feet along historic Biscayne Boulevard between 13th and 14th Streets northeast. Hosting over 300 events each year, the Arsht Center is committed to welcoming and connecting all people to the arts, to the center and to each other. Its stages are alive all year round with artists from around the world, an innovative lineup of resident businesses and local art partners, free community events and arts education experiences.
Since opening in 2006, the Arsht Center, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, has been recognized as a catalyst for billions of dollars of new developments in the downtown area, a leader in programming which reflects the diversity of South Florida, a host of historic events, and a hub for arts education. Its versatile spaces can accommodate up to 2,400 people with state-of-the-art theaters, beautiful outdoor plazas, elegant private lounges and artistically designed lobbies, halls and theaters.
The Arsht Center serves more than 60,000 young learners each year through more than 100 culturally diverse and inclusive education programs, many of which are enhanced by its relationships with Miami-Dade County public schools, local teaching artists and organizations. Miami-based artists.
The Arsht Center is also a stage for three resident companies – Florida Grand Opera, Miami City Ballet, and New World Symphony – and a launching pad for local artists who wish to stand out on the international stage. Other events include a solid series of touring Broadway musicals direct from New York, South Florida’s largest jazz series, a major annual flamenco festival, and an award-winning Miami-based theater program. . Its Family Fest, Free Gospel Sundays, CommuniTEA Dance LGBTQ + celebration and Heritage Fest are among dozens of free events that bring together people from all corners of the community. For more information visit ArshtCenter.org.
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