Taubman Realty Group, Live! Hospitality & Entertainment, a division of The Cordish Companies, are pleased to announce the summer 2023 debut of “VIVO! DOLPHIN MALL”, an area of 18 thousand square meters of gastronomic and leisure space, including a large outdoor plaza of 9 thousand square meters. “VIVO” will be the ultimate destination for the best entertainment, the best food and drink with first-class hospitality in Miami. This entertainment center is located five miles west of the Miami International Airport, at the intersection of the Dolphin Expressway and the Florida Turnpike, and will be a one-stop center for lunch, brunch, dinner, nightlife , attend concerts, go out at night or relax with friends and family.
"It has been incredible working with Taubman Realty Group to bring this world-class dining and entertainment experience to life at Dolphin Mall," said Scott Steenrod, COO of Live! Hospitality & Entertainment. "For more than two decades, the brand has dramatically changed the entertainment experience across the country. The LIVE! DOLPHIN MALL will bring even more energy and excitement to a destination that includes best-in-class food and drink, world-class music and live entertainment, and world-class hospitality. We can't wait to launch LIVE! DOLPHIN MALL this summer, including bringing Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar to Florida for the first time and welcoming Sergio's authentic Cuban cuisine to the District."
"Our multi-center partnership with Live! Hospitality & Entertainment comes to life for the first time with VIVO! DOLPHIN MALL," shared William Taubman, president and COO of Taubman Realty Group. "We are dedicated to offering our customers the best in entertainment and experiences, this project will provide unparalleled enjoyment in this competitive market."
Spanning multiple food and beverage concepts, VIVO! DOLPHIN MALL has three exclusive areas, including its Sports & Social center . With similar entertainment and lifestyle venues, professional sports arenas and world-class casino resorts, Sports & Social is a carefully curated dining, sports and social concept by Live! Hospitality & Entertainment.
The 5,000-square-meter restaurant will offer an elevated menu prepared by James Beard Award-nominated chef John Suley from his signature kitchen. Here, guests can enjoy a full menu for lunch and dinner, as well as a tempting weekend brunch. Favorites on the menu include the crispy kataifi-wrapped shrimp, cacio and pepe arancini, Southwestern bowl, truffled mushroom flatbread, spicy Nashville chicken sandwich, and barbecue beef tacos. For brunch, you can't miss the avocado toast or the delicious breakfast skillets and Chicken & Bliss. The bar's drinks program will include creative craft cocktails, specialty drinks and a wide range of local and national beers on tap.
At the mall LIVE! DOLPHIN MALL will be the PBR COWBOY BAR . Fruit of the collaboration with PBR (Professional Bull Riders), the most important bull riding organization in the world, PBR Cowboy Bar will honor its legendary name, contributing to VIVO! an authentic Country Western spirit combined with entertainment and nightlife in a big way. This 3,000-square-meter venue will offer music of the moment, two large bars, private VIP tables with bottle service, first-class sound and lighting, and of course, an impressive mechanical bull cannot be missing.
The soul of PBR Cowboy Bar comes alive through great entertainment, the best of country music and rich traditions, including Freedom Friday, a once-monthly appreciation night for all military personnel, veterans and public service members. . As the 13th PBR Cowboy Bar in the country and the first in Florida, patrons can expect great country music shows, as other venues have played host to natural stars like Luke Bryan, Old Dominion and Justin Moore. PBR will be the new hot spot for great music, good vibes and dancing in Miami's lively nightlife.
"PBR Cowboy Bar is a thriving concept and an important part of expanding our sport off the ground through a growing partnership with The Cordish Companies," said Sean Gleason, PBR Commissioner and CEO. "As the culture of the West and our sport grows in popularity, Vivo! Dolphin Mall is the place to be for the 13th cowboy bar. We can't wait to welcome visitors from home and abroad to 'Be a Cowboy.'" .
Sports & Social and PBR Cowboy Bar will open their doors at the Vivo! Plaza, which will create a community gathering space where you can enjoy live music, sports matches, family events, cultural celebrations, food festivals and much more. Highlights of Live! Mall will be your stage, with a state-of-the-art 24' LED screen to watch sporting events and live music performances. With the capacity to hold up to 2,000 people in concerts, the Vivo! Mall will offer a wide variety of live music from local, regional and national artists. Visitors will also be able to enjoy drinks from the Blue Moon Garden Bar and Miller Lite Bar, as well as various garden games, picnic tables and plenty of seating.
The casual "backyard" space will include a food and drink container area for guests to enjoy snacks from SERGIO'S CUBAN AMERICAN KITCHEN and refreshing drinks from the CRUSH BAR, including Maryland's signature Orange Crush, which lands in South Florida for the first time. This iconic drink is served over crushed ice with freshly squeezed juice and the spirit of your choice.
Creating authentic dishes with family recipes to fuse Cuban and American cuisines since 1975, Sergio's Cuban American Kitchen's is based on the philosophy of simple, fresh and homemade. With 14 locations in South Florida, the beloved restaurant offers dishes like Pan Con Lechón made with grilled pork, onions, mojo sauce and Cuban bread; Prepared Croquette made with ham, pork, two croquettes, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and Cuban bread and Frita & Fries made with a chorizo and beef burger, onions, potato strips, ketchup and an order of fries.
"Sergio's Cuban American Kitchen's is thrilled to partner with Vivo! Dolphin Mall to showcase the Cuban and Latin cuisine that has made us famous," shares Carlos Gazitua, CEO of Sergio's Cuban American Kitchen.
The Cordish Companies is one of the largest and most respected developers of mixed-use luxury resort, entertainment and casino destinations in the United States. In Florida, Cordish was the original development partner of the Seminole Tribe of Florida for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, two of the most successful casino entertainment complexes in the world. The Cordish Companies is also currently developing a 2,000-plus-square-foot mixed-use resort complex in Pompano Beach, Florida in collaboration with Caesars Entertainment, as well as other projects in Miami and Orlando.