1 The venue for BubbleQ - a beautiful tent on a moonlit patch of white sand beach behind the elegant Delano hotel
2 This sold-out event featured barbecue in every possible incarnation, along with a favorite beverage - Perrier-Jouët champagne!
3 For the third time, Bobby Flay was the host of BubbleQ.
4 It was good to catch up with Bobby.
5 Here I am taking a photo of Guy Fieri.
6 And here's the photo!
7 Al Roker caught me enjoying some of his great-tasting chicken.
8 Desserts under the tent were provided by Sweet Street Desserts.
9 Our next event was Sobe's 10th Year Anniversary Party 'Let Them Eat Cake.' Emeril and I hosted this party and there we are as a cake topper!
10 This cake was the creation of Edda Martinez of Edda’s Cake Designs, Miami, FL.
11 Edda Martinez also offered Petit Fours: Vanilla Rum, Guava, and Chocolate. Also Cake Balls: Red Velvet and Chocolate
12 Here I am with Lee Schrager - founder of the festival - and Emeril
13 Here I am with Rachael Ray and Emeril.
14 Jacques Torres and Emeril Lagasse
15 Basketball star - Chris Bosh, Adrienne Williams, and Me
16 I was very impressed with this chocolate tower.
17 It was an amazing creation of David Funaro of Godiva Chocolatier.
18 Duff Goldman's 'Divine' cake admired by Emeril
19 The scene at 'Let Them Eat Cake'
20 A really interesting creation
21 This glowing cake was made by Patti Schmidt of The Dessert Lady, Orlando, FL.
22 Emeril is always fun to be around.
23 What is Emeril so agog about?
24 Men and women were suspended from the ceiling performing an aerial act.
25 My friends, Alain Ducasse and Emeril
26 Foodie Gabriele Corcos and wife - Debi Mazar - actress, me, & Emeril Lagasse
27 The iceman cometh!
28 Extreme Ice Sculptors put on an amazing display.
29 It's a cake with an American Express card on top - a sponsor of the event.
30 Giada De Laurentiis and Debi Mazar
31 Here I am with Jill Martin - TV personality and fashion expert.
32 Defeating all odds
33 Another tower of chocolate by Jacques Torres of Jacques Torres Chocolate, New York
34 Epicure's entry - a replica of Miami Beach
35 Lori Karmel of We Take the Cake, Ft. Lauderdale, FL had assorted mini cupcakes
37 This towering cake was from Florida cake shop A Piece of Cake, a third-generation pasty shop whose cake was inspired by local artist Romero Britto.
38 Ben-Israel’s amazing homage to the city, an elaborate sugar ensemble based on artist Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture, with SOBE in an art deco typeface
39 Susan Magrino, Alain Ducasse, and me
40 Taking a break in the AMEX branded lounge.
41 So did Daisy - my makeup artist and Kevin
42 Sweet Street Desserts of Reading, PA offered a large assortment, including these yummy cream puffs.
43 Carnival dancers and musicians provided entertainment.
44 There was even a surprise tribute video for Lee Schrager.