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Taste of Tennis Returns with a Smash in Miami – A Culinary Celebration with Tennis Stars

Updated: Mar 28

March 18th marked an exciting evening in Miami with the return of Taste of Tennis at the JW Marriott Miami. The celebration was hosted by Tennis Channel commentator and former ATP star Nick Monroe.

Servin' It Up: Pro tennis players including Holger Rune, Alycia Parks, Alexander Zverev, Sabrina Santamaria, Giuliana Olmos, Santiago Gonzalez, Elina Avanesyan,  Matt Ebden, Donna Vekic, Jan Zielinski, Alex Michelsen, Sachia Vickery, Jackson Withrow, Oksana Kalashnikova, Nadiia Kichenok, Lyudmyla Kichenok, Arina Rodionova, Gaby Dabrowski and more sampled incredible cuisine including Falafel Slider and Grilled Lamb Racks courtesy of Chef Antonio Bachour of Tablé, Cripsy Braised Niman Ranch Pork Belly and Corvina Ceviche courtesy of Chef Adrianne Calvo of Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Bar, Crispy Fish Tacos and Potato & Cheese Flautas courtesy of Chef Karla Hoyas of Tacotomía and so much more!

Throughout the evening, guests sipped on delicious espresso martinis from Segafredo Zanetti Coffee, the official Miami Open drink, The Ace Paloma by Maestro Dobel Tequila, refreshing cocktails by Brackish, “Voss-Tails” courtesy of VOSS, one-of-a-kind craft drinks by Alexander Davinci courtesy of Barbados, along with wine and Arak by Massaya.

The Experience: Upon arrival, guests were welcomed to the JW Marriott Miami pool deck, taking in the 305 vibes. As the night continued, guests mingled with their favorite tennis stars while enjoying endless food from Miami's best, all set to music by DJ Aloona and a special appearance by Redfoo and DJ Irie!

When posting about the night’s event, please tag @tasteoftennis and @ayssports 


Featured Chefs 

Antonio Bachour (Tablé by Antonio Bachour), Patrick Palmer (JW Marriott Miami), Dayanny De La Cruz (Quimera), Cesar Zapata (Phuc Yea), Carolina Molea (L’Artisane Bakery & Bistro), Chris Valdes (Chris Valdes Catering), Adrianne Calvo (Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar), Karla Hoyos (Tacotomía), Omar Montero (Casa Ya'ax), Karin Ou Yang (Dirty French Steak's), Ilkay Suuctugu (Artisan Beach House at The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour), Michael Hernandez (Boulud Sud at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami), Carlos Garcia (Leku Miami), Rodney Ignacio (SUGARCANE), Farid Lutfi (Lira Beirut Eatery).



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AYS is a woman-owned event management and marketing company founded in 1995. AYS provides customized event solutions and consultation services that help our clients maximize marketing initiatives. AYS also founded and produces the Taste of Tennis, a one-of-a-kind food and tennis experience.   

By ML Staff. Image courtesy of Taste of Tennis Miami.


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