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When the summer heat becomes too much to bear, escape to Pao by Paul Qui for several innovative dining experiences:


“I Love Sushi” Omakase Dinner

Pao by Paul Qui | Tuesday, June 20 | 7:00 pm

In Japan, there is a culinary tradition of ordering omakase, a word that translates to respectfully leaving another to decide what is best, or in gastronomy terms, a chef’s selection. Diners can expect an innovative and surprising variety of dishes that showcase the chef’s creative expression. On June 20, Chef Qui’s Omakase dinner will offer a sybaritic adventure of Japanese-inspired sushi dishes that draw on his impressive capacity for pairing unusual flavors with the skill of a real artist. His omakase multi-course feast is an experience that offers the best of his signature small plates paired with spontaneous sushi creations. The evening is designed to bring together food lover to commune at one large table, sharing an unforgettable meal where each course is more intriguing than the next.

$125 per person, exclusive of tax and service charges. Seating is limited. For tickets, visit or call +1 786 655 5600 to book.


Chef Collective with Daniel Burns

Pao by Paul Qui | Tuesday, July 25 | 7:00 pm

To add some heat to the summer, Paul Qui will welcome renowned New York-based chef Daniel Burns to Faena Miami Beach for a Chef Collective experience on July 25 at 7:00 pm. As the former head of Luksus – a seasonal tasting menu restaurant known for being the first to earn a Michelin star serving only beer for pairing with its food – and current owner of tørst, a popular craft beer bar in Brooklyn, Chef Burns is sure to add a hoppy explosion of flavor to the dishes at Pao.

$95 per person, plus tax and service charges. For reservations, visit or call +1 786 655 5600 to book.


Art of Crudo Class with Chef Paul Qui

Pao by Paul Qui | Sunday, August 20 | 1:00 pm

When the August heat becomes too much to bear, escape to Pao by Paul Qui for an Art of Crudo Class with Chef Qui, where guests will learn the art of preparing the perfect crudo dishes from around the world, including ceviche, sashimi, carpaccio and more. Cool off with freshly muddled cocktails while Pao’s chefs walk you through ingredient preparations and cooking techniques such as slicing, marinating and curing. Following class, guests will indulge in the fruits of their labor and enjoy their carefully crafted creations for lunch alongside fellow foodies to complete a day of epicurean delight.

$125 per person, plus tax and service charges. For reservations, visit or call +1 786 655 5600 to book.


Sundown Social Hour

Pao by Paul Qui | Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, starting June 21 | 6:30-8:30 pm

Sundown Social Hour is back at Pao by Paul Qui on its oceanfront terrace to keep your spirits high all summer long. Join us on June 21 to raise a glass to the start of a fabulous Miami summer and celebrate the first of many Sundown Social events happening every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:30 pm throughout the season. Sip on specially priced cocktails, beer and wine and snack on a menu of delectable small plates.


Inspired by Paul Qui’s popular East Side King Food Truck based in Austin, Texas, Sundown Social Hour will offer globally influenced Japanese food, featuring a combination of cold dishes and innovative made-to-order items crafted by Pao’s kitchen. Guests will also enjoy eclectic DJ performances every evening, along with live musical acts every third Tuesday of the month to keep them grooving well into the night. For more information, call +1 786 655 5600.


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Summer Tasting Menu

Pao by Paul Qui | Sunday–Wednesday through September 30, 2017
Pao by Paul Qui kicks off the summer season with an exciting Summer Tasting Menu, featuring signature menu items like Octopus Aguachile and Chef Paul Qui’s famous East Side King Fried Chicken with new delectable dishes, including fresh Florida Snapper and tender Aged Beef. This seasonal prix-fixe, four-course menu of Chef Qui’s innovative recipes is available every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening during the summer through the end of September.
Price per person is $55, exclusive of tax and service charges. For reservations, visit or call +1 786 655 5600 to book.


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