2024 Bern’s Steak House Dinner featuring Florida Steakhouses

Bern's Steak House Dinner featuring Florida Steakhouses


  • April 15, 2024
  • April 15, 2024
  • 06:00 PM
  • 09:00 PM


  • Bern's Steak House, S. Howard Ave, Tampa, FL, 33606
  • United States


  • $450 per person

Bern's Steak House Dinner featuring Florida Steakhouses

$450 per person (seats will be sold in groups of two)
Attire: Dressy Casual
*Complimentary valet parking at Bern's Steak House

The return of our celebrated festival collaboration dinner is packed with some of the most exciting chefs from steakhouses around the Sunshine State.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience exquisite food and wine, and a culinary lineup of talented, award-winning chefs and wineries, all in one location. This year’s event ticket will be held at the iconic Bern’s Steak House in the Rhone Room. Check out this spectacular collection of our state’s most talented chefs and their restaurants below!

Guest chefs
Chef Ian Lynch - Cowford Chophouse, Jacksonville
Chef Irv Miller - Jackson's Steakhouse, Pensacola
Chef Fabrizio Schenardi - Capa, Lake Buena Vista
Chef Tyler Kineman - Knife & Spoon, Orlando

*Please note that due to the format of this dinner; allergies and dietary substitutions cannot be accommodated. Menu items are subject to availability and may change without notice.  Guest chef lineup may change.

All guests must be 21+ and tickets are non-transferrable.

The Laxer Family Foundation is a charitable foundation that provides the opportunity to raise money through events that foster a more inclusive and cooperative youth culture while cultivating the advancement of the next generation of culinary leaders through scholarships. Since 1997, Bern’s Winefest has been the main fundraising event for the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship. Through the James Beard Foundation selection process, funds are awarded to individuals from the state of Florida in one of three disciplines: Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, or Viticulture. A portion of the proceeds raised through this event will go  directly to the Bern Laxer Memorial Scholarship Fund. For more information about our organization, please visit our website; laxerfamilyfoundation.org.


Passed Reception
Taittinger Millésimé 2015
Royal Osetra - crispy mozzarella
Dry-Aged Carpaccio - preserved mushroom, fresno pepper, toasted rice
Seaweed Sourdough - king crab, yuzu butter
~Chef Chad Johnson~

First Course
Domaine Ferret, Pouilly Fuissé Hors-Classe "Tournant de Pouilly" 2019
Scallop Crudo - blood orange, pear, marcona almond crumble, paw paw verjus, lemon basil
~Chef Ian Lynch~

Second Course
Maison Louis Jadot, Beaune Clos des Ursules 2020
Barded Elk Noisette - ember-smoked herb sauce, smashed butternut squash, roasted bone & blackberry reduction
~Chef Irv Miller~

Third Course
Montes, Purple Angel 2018
Wagyu Ribeye - asparagus mimosa, Capa steak sauce
~Chef Fabrizio Schenardi~

Fourth Course
Tenuta San Guido, Sassicaia 2020
72 Hour Short Rib - celery root puree, mustard frills, beef garum jus
~Chef Tyler Kineman~

Fifth Course
Cakebread Cellars, Dancing Bear Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2020
Blueberry Ginger Mousse - dark chocolate ganache, blueberry gel, candied hazelnut, manjari sorbet
~Chef Hannah Thomas~

~menu subject to change~