Chef Sami Rodriguez

Chef Sami Rodriguez Established in 2008, Sami & Co. is a high end special events firm, known for its trend setting desi Sami & Co.
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Sami Rodríguez is a chef, event designer and an impeccable host with a flawless sense of style. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he developed a love for the arts at an early age. That love turned into passion and led him to the historic Southeast Georgia city of Savannah to pursue a design career and accomplished a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Art History at the Savannah Co

llege of Art and Design, consistently regarded as one of the best art colleges of the nation. After college, Sami moved to New York City where his career incorporated fashion, interior, graphic, set design and art curation. In 2002, while working in the art world, he discovered a new love and passion for the culture of cuisine and hospitality. He attended the International Culinary Center, also known as the French Culinary Institute where he trained among award winner and Michelin Star master chefs including Andre Soltner, Jacques Pepin and Jacques Torres, earning a Grande Diplome in Classic Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. In 2004, he relocated to Miami, where his culinary career blossomed working in the kitchen of Chef Douglas Rodriguez at OLA Miami. He has been part of extraordinary projects in the Food & Beverage industry of South Florida, including the opening of the Hotel Victor South Beach in 2004, as well as being Chef de Cuisine of one of Bon Appetit “Best 25 New Restaurants of America of 2005”, Duo Restaurant & Bar from executive Chef María Frumkin. His shift to the event industry started in 2006, when he joined the creative team of Touch Catering in Miami Beach led by Chef Sean Brasel and David Tornek, producing numerous celebrity weddings and renowned events, such as the Super Bowl, Art Basel and the Nasdaq Tennis Tournament, among others. Sami’s unique style, love and passion for the art of celebrations has made him a visionary innovator as he started his own business in 2008. is a Miami based chic boutique event firm dedicated to orchestrate unforgettable moments in people’s lives. As a “curator of joy”, his work is often referred to as art installations, as he brings people together in a harmony of elegant environments, unique ambiances, exquisite farm to table cuisine, flowers, cocktails, cutting edge design, exceptional service and meticulous attention to detail. With over 15 years of experience he has produced fabulous events for local socialites and celebrities, also managing local venues including the multimillion dollar Sea Fair Mega Yacht. In 2012, Sami was nominated “Event Designer of the Year” for the People’s Choice Award by BizBash Magazine.

Hello everybody!
09/06/2022

Hello everybody!

12/17/2021
12/17/2021
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” – Hamilton Wright Mabie..First installatio...
11/20/2021

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” – Hamilton Wright Mabie..
First installation of the holiday season accomplished. Grateful for the team of .miami to these group of that made it possible .ramirez711

12/10/2020

A Very Love & Spicy New Years Event Designer & Chef, Sami Rodriguez with his team of Love & Spice cordially invite you to the party of the decade at his stunning residence in the heart of El Portal .Miami. Join this fabulous group of hospitality curators while they do what they do best in a...

Never Forget That Pinch of Salt!  Newest Photo promo by
11/07/2018

Never Forget That Pinch of Salt! Newest Photo promo by

Canta y No Llores!  Mole Braised Short Ribs, corn tamale, chayote slaw, quail eggs...   homage to Mexico lindo, bringing...
10/12/2018

Canta y No Llores! Mole Braised Short Ribs, corn tamale, chayote slaw, quail eggs... homage to Mexico lindo, bringing my at tonight’s event #

Just a few days left to   Make sure to check out the Love & Spice booth at the Barilla's Italian Bites on the Beach host...
02/13/2018

Just a few days left to
Make sure to check out the Love & Spice booth at the Barilla's Italian Bites on the Beach hosted by Giada De Laurentiis Thanks to Dale Stine photographer for the fabulous cover

Rodriguez, Sami

“Life is for living, I live mine for You…Love is for giving, I give mine to You…Dreams are for dreaming, I dream of You…...
01/11/2018

“Life is for living, I live mine for You…
Love is for giving, I give mine to You…
Dreams are for dreaming, I dream of You…
Heart is for beating, mine beats for You…”
Its lunch time and time to try our “Loving Beets Salad”, with locally grown beets, pistachios, aged goat cheese, champagne vinaigrette and micro greens. Made in Miami with my ultimate recipe of and a blend of and of course never forget .... Make sure to FOLLOW Love & Spice and stay tuned for Chef Sami Rodriguez and his team of fabulous latest pop ups experiences.

12/27/2017

Tell me your story.. how spicy are you? Try our Tanto Cuento, jalapeño infused tequila, citrus, agave nectar salty rim job

La Vie en Rose... happy holidays!
12/23/2017

La Vie en Rose... happy holidays!

Give your heart and soul to me
And life will always be
La vie en Rose with

Try our           always with  my recipe of    and a blend of   and never forget   Make sure to follow my newest project...
12/21/2017

Try our always with my recipe of and a blend of and never forget Make sure to follow my newest project Love & Spice and stay tuned with our latest adventures.

Start getting your taste buds ready for what's coming your way.... Love & Spice       and   Untitled, ART
11/01/2017

Start getting your taste buds ready for what's coming your way.... Love & Spice and Untitled, ART

Love & Spice and at Untitled, ART during Art Basel

10/21/2017
To all our friends and followers in Puerto Rico who are foodies and love a good cocktail.. Our chef Sami Rodríguez has b...
06/22/2017

To all our friends and followers in Puerto Rico who are foodies and love a good cocktail.. Our chef Sami Rodríguez has been invited by Atelier, Cocina Abierta to do an interactive live demo, cooking and mixology workshop this coming Saturday July 1st. at 7PM in their Condado location. It will be a fun way to kick off the summer season with new easy recipes of unique Miami style mini bites and craft cocktails perfect for any of your summer soirees. Book your space now as space is very limited. We look forward to seeing all of you there... Happy Summer!

Celebrity Chef Sami Rodriguez from SAMI & CO. will provide you with the ultimate Miami style summer bites & cocktail party experience.

Creating another unforgettable moment in someone' life... Another happy client.
06/04/2017

Creating another unforgettable moment in someone' life... Another happy client.

Meet our chef/owner Sami Rodríguez and don't forget to book your next summer event with Sami & Co.. and get an extra 15%...
05/16/2017

Meet our chef/owner Sami Rodríguez and don't forget to book your next summer event with Sami & Co.. and get an extra 15% discount applied to any of our services when you book throughout the Summer 2017. Thanks to Dale Stine for the fabulous photograph.

Check out Sami Rodríguez on the cover of this week's  HotSpots Magazine and Genre Latino. Thanks to Dale Stine, Dale Sti...
05/10/2017

Check out Sami Rodríguez on the cover of this week's HotSpots Magazine and Genre Latino. Thanks to Dale Stine, Dale Stine, photographer for the fabulous photos, Ian Maloney and Scott Holland, Pedro Perales for the article.

May 11, 2017 issue with Sami Rodríguez of Sami & Co.
Interviewed by associate publisher Pedro Perales, Art direction by Frank Mendez
and photos by Dale Stine Dale Stine, photographer

Publisher: Peter Clark
Vice-president: Peter Jackson

Check out our fabulous loft in the heart of the Biscayne Bay in Miami Beach listed on Splacer.com. Our space is availabl...
04/03/2017

Check out our fabulous loft in the heart of the Biscayne Bay in Miami Beach listed on Splacer.com. Our space is available for private dinners, cocktail parties, private meetings, photo/video shoots, with in house catering services and much more.

01/20/2017
12/16/2016

Host a Fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration and let Sami & Co. do the rest for you! Reserve with us NOW your most beautiful event of the year in Miami. SamiAndCo.com | 786.624.7803 | [email protected]

Host a Fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration and let Sami & Co. do the rest for you!  Reserve with us NOW your most beauti...
12/09/2016

Host a Fabulous New Year's Eve Celebration and let Sami & Co. do the rest for you! Reserve with us NOW your most beautiful event of the year in Miami. SamiAndCo.com | 786.624.7803 | [email protected]

06/09/2016

Hello Friends and Clients!! We appreciate your business and as the summer approaches, we want to extend you an invitation to book your next event and/or holiday celebration with Sami & Co. and get an extra 15% discount applied to any of our services if you book with us before November 15th, 2016.
Keep us in consideration when planning your next celebration and allow us to help you create an unforgettable moment in your lifetime for you, your friends and family. For more information about all of our products and services please log on to our website at samiandco.com or send us a message at [email protected]

Established in 2008, Sami & Co. is a high end special events firm, known for its trend setting design and catering services with the most professional handsome staff and for its ability to create fabulous enviroments for entertaining.

Hello Friends and Clients! If you are visiting the Miami/South Florida area during the summer time, come and stay with u...
06/09/2016

Hello Friends and Clients! If you are visiting the Miami/South Florida area during the summer time, come and stay with us in our fabulous condo by the Biscayne Bay. Allow me and Eduardo Martinez host you and show you, your friends and family the true Miami experience. We'll show you a good time while staying in one of the most unique and peaceful locations in the city. You will not regret it.
Our place is also suitable for small events, cocktail parties, sit down dinners small soirees and business meetings of up to 24 guests in which you can experience the extraordinary cuisine and services of Sami & Co. Photo shoots and videos are also great as our space has a unique style and is tastefully designed. For more information about pricing and availability please inquire at our listing on AirBnb or feel free to message me directly or Eduardo Martinez for more information.

Apartment in North Bay Village, United States. Our luxury designer apartment gives you the city life feel yet you can enjoy the tranquility of being by the water enjoying wonderful views of the Biscayne Bay. Blocks away from both Miami the Beaches this flat is extremely clean and pristine. A ...

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Big Huge Thank You to everyone that came out and Supported the 1st Annual Everglades City Chili Cook Off. Congrats to Havana Cafe' of the Everglades for 1st runner up & Islandcafe for 2nd Runner Up!!

Big ❤ Thank You to our Friends & Chef Sami Rodriguez for the Award Winning Recipe!!!
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Just a few days left to
Make sure to check out the Love & Spice booth with Chef Sami Rodriguezat the Barilla's Italian Bites on the Beach hosted by Giada De Laurentiis
Love & Spice
Sami Rodríguez of Sami & Co.
photo by Dale Stine of Dale Stine, photographer
for HotSpots Magazine / Genre Latino
Sami Rodríguez of Sami & Co.
photo by Dale Stine of Dale Stine, photographer
for HotSpots Magazine / Genre Latino
Sami Rodríguez of Sami & Co.
by Dale Stine of Dale Stine, photographer
for HotSpots Magazine / Genre Latino
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Dale Stine of Dale Stine, photographer
for HotSpots Magazine / Genre Latino
Sami Rodríguez of Sami & Co.
photo: Dale Stine of Dale Stine, photographer
for HotSpots Magazine / Genre Latino