The 6th annual Australia Day Barbie with Chef Aaron Brooks and his mates returns to Brickell

Annual Australia Day Barbie with Chef Aaron Brooks & His MatesAustralian native and Executive Chef Aaron Brooks has announced the return of his 6th annual Australia Day Barbie and week-long festivities at Four Seasons Hotel Miami to celebrate Australia Day, observed on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

This year, the Hotel team and community are coming together in support of all Australians during this difficult time for the country.  All proceeds from the event will go directly to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service. 

“Having two chefs from Australia, Aaron Brooks and Dario Montelvere, we are saddened by the news of the horrible fires devastating their country. We believe the continued success of our annual Australia Day festivities will be the perfect opportunity to invite the community to make a meaningful contribution while celebrating the spirit of the Australian people,” says Dan Normandin, General Manager.

EDGE Steak & Bar Specials – January 20–25, 2020

For those seeking to indulge in an authentic dining experience, Chef Brooks curates an exceptional menu at EDGE Steak & Bar featuring a few of his favorite dishes from back home including Australian wagyu beef, pasture-raised lamb and other regional favorites. Diners can revel in flavors from the Land Down Under on the USD 25, three-course Lunch Break menu, offered Monday through Saturday. During dinner service, the Chef’s Tasting Menu will feature five surprise Australian-inspired courses for USD 65 per person, to be featured throughout the week.

Bahía “Barbie with Chef Aaron and his Mates” – January 26, 2020, 1:00-4:00 pm

The traditional outdoor barbie is back at Bahía located on the Hotel’s 7th-floor pool terrace and will close out the week-long celebration on Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Joining Chef Aaron are his best mates, including Steve Santana of Taquiza and OFF SITE, Roel Alcudia of Mandolin and Gregory’s, The Chang Gang of Itamae and B-Side, Franco Stanzione of Stanzione 87, Michael Ombia of USBS, and Jorge Mas of Sala’o. With support from True Aussie Beef & Lamb, attendees will enjoy grilled Aussie favorites and delicious cuts of meat, including a whole-roasted rotisserie lamb. Beverages include an exclusive beer by J Wakefield Brewing with the help of Chef Brooks who will create a brew intended to be paired perfectly with the dishes for the celebration. Guests will also take part in a refreshing cocktail by David Sprintis, a longtime friend of EDGE Steak & Bar, as well as Bacardi cocktails made by Chris Hopkins and Gio Gutierrez. In addition, guests will enjoy crisp and vibrant wines by Wine Australia and fresh juices by Expressed Juice. During the event, guests will also enjoy entertainment that includes live music from Keith Johns.

Four Seasons Hotel Miami and NWS Rural Fire Service

To assist those aiding people directly affected from the fires of Australia, Four Seasons Hotel Miami has aimed to raise funds for the cause. All proceeds will be donated to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, the world’s largest volunteer fire service.  Click here to learn more.


  • Barbie with Chef Aaron and his Mates: Advance tickets are required and available online for USD 65 per person. Includes unlimited BBQ, select craft beer, cocktails and wine. Eventbrite processing fee will be applied at time of purchase. Reduced valet parking and self-parking is available for up to three hours. Nearby street parking is also available.
  • EDGE Reservations: Not required, but recommended, and can be made by contacting 305 381 3190 or online.


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