'Swine & Wine' Chefs Michelle Bernstein, Ingrid Hoffman & More Show You the Art of Roasting a Pig! (VIDEO)

Each year, South Beach Wine & Food Festival takes over the sandy beaches of Miami for almost a week's worth of eating & drinking under sunny skies. One of the signature events, Goya Foods' Swine & Wine, tends to attract some of the largest names in Latin cuisine, from host Michelle Bernstein and Ingrid Hoffmann to Jose Mendin - and for good reason!

This year, chefs were given a pig to roast and prepare outside the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Most Latin chefs chose to utilize the classic Cuban metal meat roaster La Caja China in a friendly competition that redefined the word swine!

Among some of the classic (& not so classic) dishes prepared: Michelle Bernstein's Whole Lechon Asado with Vietnamese Noodle Salad and Pork Dashi, Seamus Mullen's Whole Suckling Pig Tacos, Salsa Verde & Pickled Vegetables and Ingrid Hoffmann's Tequila-Chipotle Pulled Pork Buns with Fennel-Tomatillo Curtido, Avocadolicious Sauce & Toasted Coriander Seeds. But our favorite of the night? Real Housewives of Miami star (& chef!) Ana Quincoces with her Rum Guava Glazed Pork Sliders with Green Mango Slaw.

Latina was on the scene (and stuffing our faces!) at Swine & Wine with Entertaining Expert Martin Amado to catch up with all the chefs, find out what they were cooking and learn some tips & tricks of preparing pork. Watch the video above, then tell us your favorite way to prepare pork in the comments!

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Dan Koday,

Dan Koday is a New York City based writer, editor and digital content expert. His work has been featured in SeventeenLatina, Logo’s NewNowNextCosmoGirl and The Latin Kitchen, amongst many other prestigious publications. Dan is the former Executive Content Director for Latina, responsible for overseeing its digital and print content strategies for Latina – the #1 entertainment, fashion, beauty & lifestyle brand for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women – and TheLatinKitchen.com – a recipe, entertaining & how-to site that celebrates Latin cuisine.

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