Dine, Drink and Discover! at the
12th Annual Bank of America Wine and Culinary Celebration at the
Museum of Discovery and Science Friday, April 13, 2007
March 29, 2007, Fort Lauderdale— The 12th Annual Bank of America
Wine and Culinary Celebration, hosted by S.P.A.R.K. (Science
Patrons Advancing Research and Knowledge), will take place at
the Museum of Discovery and Science on Friday, April 13, 2007
from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The event will feature a progressive sequence of wine and food
pairings, each bound to delight, educate and entertain guests.
Over 30 of South Florida's top restaurants and chefs will be
represented, as well as wines from wineries around the world,
courtesy of Southern Wine and Spirits. The event features a
silent auction, VIP wine tasting classes led by a master
sommelier and a complimentary Riedel wine glass.
The evening will begin with an exclusive VIP reception from 6
p.m. to 7:30 p.m. VIP guests will enjoy an exclusive VIP
reception from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., a mini wine tasting
seminar led by a master sommelier and early admission for food
and wine tasting. Doors open for general admission at 7:30 p.m.
A VIP ticket is $150 per person and General Admission is $85 per
person. For advance tickets or more information, please call
Highlighting the evening are some of South Florida's top
restaurants such as Beachwatch, Big Tomato Market Grill,
Bonefish Grill of Ft. Lauderdale, Christina Wan's, Cookies By
Design, CrepeMaker, Fish, Galanga, Himmarshee Bar & Grille,
Hobo's Fish Joint, Jackson's Steakhouse, Michael's Kitchen,
Moe's Southwest Grill, more MARKET • BISTRO • WINE BAR, Nespresso Business Coffee Solution, Poncho's Backyard, Taverna
Opa of Ft. Lauderdale, The Capital Grille, The River House, The
Four Rivers, The Grape on Las Olas, The Melting Pot, Trina
Restaurant & Lounge, Valentino's, Vienna Café, and We Take The
With an estimated 1,200 guests expected to attend, this
celebration is anticipated to raise approximately $150,000 for
the Museum of Discovery and Science. Serving as co-chairs for
the event are Cecily Conklin, Lisa Zwick and Peggy Marker. The
presenting sponsor is Bank of America, and the exclusive
beverage sponsor is Southern Wine and Spirits. Media partners
include Lite 101.5 FM.
The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science is to provide
experiential pathways to lifelong learning in science for
children and adults through exhibits, programs and films.
Founded in 1976 as The Discovery Center, the nonprofit facility
serves approximately 400,000 visitors each year. Major
operational support for the Museum is provided through generous
support by Leadership Guild members including: City Furniture,
JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Sun-Sentinel and Wachovia.
12th Annual Bank of America Wine and Culinary Celebration
ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE
The Museum is open seven days per week (365 days a year); Monday
through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to
6 p.m. with extended IMAX hours on Friday and Saturday evenings.
General admission prices are $15 for adults; $14 for seniors;
$12 for children 2 to 12.
Children under 2 are free. A General Admission Ticket includes
admission to the Museum exhibits
and one Classic IMAX® film. The Museum of Discovery and Science
is located downtown at 401 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale,
Florida 33312. For more information about the Museum, visitors
should call 954.467.MODS (6637)
ABOUT THE BLOCKBUSTER® IMAX® THEATER
The Blockbuster® IMAX®Theater, owned and operated by the Museum
of Discovery and Science, opened in 1992. The 300-seat theater
is a showcase of state-of-the-art motion picture technology. The
Blockbuster® IMAX®Theater features a 60 ft. x 80 ft. screen and
a 15,000 watt digital sound system that delivers six discrete
channels of clear sound through 42 speakers. The IMAX®
projector's 15,000 watt Xenon bulb projects images of
unsurpassed brilliance and clarity onto the five-story-high
screen. Both 2D and 3D films are shown in the theater. 3D films
are viewed using our new lightweight XR 3D glasses, the latest
technology in 3D film viewing. The IMAX® experience is an
unparalleled fusion of sight and sound. For show times, visitors
should call 954.463.IMAX (4629).