The ways restaurants are striving to go greener are myriad — from the use of locally sourced produce to making sustainable seafood choices or choosing free-range, grass-fed meats. It’s about time someone gave them recognition for their efforts. Through the Nature’s Plate Award from Nature Conservancy, diners have the power to do exactly that. The award is a “people’s choice” for favorite green-minded restaurants based on criteria like serving tap instead of bottled water or choosing organic produce. The nationwide program gives its plaudits to a single establishment in each city — including Miami; Nature.org.
With almost 20 years of experience in global marketing, strategic brand-building, innovative creative direction and disruptive, needle-moving partnerships and programming for some of the world’s leading brands, Christa Dabkowski is uniquely positioned to lead both consumer-facing brands and client-driven creative agency operations.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.