West Kendall Baptist Hospital has appointed chef, restaurateur, television personality and author Adrianne Calvo its Culinary Ambassador. Calvo is proprietor of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar, in West Kendall.
Working in collaboration with Chef Edgardo Llopiz, executive chef of West Kendall Baptist Hospital and the Bamboo Café, Calvo will create signature dishes and special seasonal menus for hospital patients, employees and visitors that exemplify her quest for Maximum Flavor. She will also conduct on-site cooking demonstrations at the hospital and spread Baptist Health’s philosophy that nutritious food can delight the palate. “ Good nutrition is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle, and Chef Adrianne will inspire us all to make wise food choices,” said Javier Hernández-Lichtl, CEO of West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
Ms. Calvo is chef/owner of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar, in West Kendall, hosts a weekly cooking segment, “Maximum Flavor Live,” on NBC 6’s lifestyle and entertainment show, 6 in the Mix, and is the cOokbook author of Maximum Flavor, Driven by Flavor Fueled by Fire, and her newest book, #MaximumFlavor Social. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University’s Miami campus, after which she honed her skills at Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Miami, under the tutelage of executive chef Patrick Lassaque, and in California under Chef Thomas Keller and Chef Cindy Pawlcyn.
For additional information, visit: http://WestKendallBaptistHospital.com and htp://chefadriannes.com
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