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Out of the Kitchen - South Florida
Sunday, April 23, 2023 
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood - Grand Ballroom

Cocktail Attire

Join Event Chairs Tammy & Steve Klein and Carly & Danielle Klein at The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood for an exciting evening benefiting the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Guests will be welcomed into a grand cocktail party, followed by a three-course meal presented tableside by one of South Florida's finest culinary chefs, ending with a lavish dessert buffet filled with sweets by premier pastry chefs and chocolatiers.

Emcee:  Kelly Blanco, On Air Talent

Chef Coat & Gift Sponsor:

Stacy Joy Goodman Memorial Foundation


Sweet Tooth Sponsor:


Wine Bar Sponsor:

The Klein Family


Science Sponsor:


Valet Sponsor:


 Auction Sponsor:

Robyn And Benjamin Fruchter

Event Sponsors:

Rachel & Bruce Siegel

Nathan J. Esformes Foundation

Nancy & Alan Manocherian



Media Partner:

Desserts provided by:


Sponsorship Opportunities

$100,000 - Presenting Sponsor
$75,000 - Divine Sponsor
$50,000 - Chef's Kiss Sponsor
$35,000 - Cocktail Party Sponsor
$25,000 - Chef Coat & Gift Sponsor - SOLD
$15,000 - Sweet Tooth Sponsor - SOLD
$10,000 - Wine Bar Sponsor - SOLD
$7,500 - Valet Sponsor - SOLD
$5,000 - Auction Sponsor - SOLD

Tables, Tickets

$4,200 - Table of 12 guests - SOLD OUT
$350 - Individual Ticket - SOLD OUT

About DRIF

The Diabetes Research Institute and Foundation were created for one reason - to cure diabetes - which is and will continue to be the singular focus until that goal is reached. As one of the largest and most comprehensive research centers dedicated to curing diabetes, the DRI is working to restore natural insulin production and normalize blood sugar levels without imposing other risks. Funding provided by the Foundation is the driving force that allows DRI scientists to pursue new and innovative ideas, and to speed these discoveries to patients.

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is the organization of choice for those who want to Be Part of the Cure.

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Support Out of the Kitchen - South Florida by contributing to our fundraising efforts.

No act of generosity is too small to make a difference.

Hosted By

Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Inc.
Questions? Contact Lisa Pollack, Regional Events Director - Southeast


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