Over 30 bakers and confectioners prepare to defend themselves from ravenous fans during an epic dessert-sampling event at UM’s BankUnited Center on Feb. 8. The military plans to field women in combat by 2016, but PattyCakes is already stationed on the front lines annihilating cravings with her arsenal of themed cakes and cookies. When the Donut Divas cry havoc and let slip their dogs of war, they’re referring to Fudge Puppies: Belgian waffles dipped in milk chocolate. Take a break from the fighting to hydrate at the Milk Bar while watching competitors in the Pastry Eating Competition. As an added sweet treat, every admission comes bundled with a golden ticket to the UM vs. Clemson game at 6:30 p.m.; DessertWarsMiami.com.
We sat down with Henrik Cronqvist, Vice Dean of Lifelong Learning & Executive Education at Miami Herbert Business School, to get his thoughts on why Miami is the city everyone is moving to for tech jobs, to start their own business, get funding and develop the companies of tomorrow.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive