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Chef Jeremy Ford

Matador Room Jeremy Ford is the winner of Bravo's Top Chef season 13 and the chef de cuisine at one of Miami's most prominent restaurants, The Miami Beach EDITION’S Matador Room by Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Originally from Jacksonville, he first developed a love for cooking after meeting his maternal grandmother when ...

Chef Dena Marino

MC Kitchen Dena Marino’s refined taste comes from her many years spent under the tutelage of acclaimed chef and restaurateur, Michael Chiarello. Her culinary sophistication has earned her accolades from Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, La Cucina Italiana, Wine Spectator and the New York Post. She hails from Aspen, Colorado, ...

Chef Cindy Hutson

Ortanique on the Mile Cindy Hutson is a self-taught chef who developed a passion for cooking at the age of nine, and honed her skills through her teenage years. Named Chef of the Year by Chef Magazine in 2011 and Chef of the Year by Eater in 2012, Hutson and ...

Chef Paula DaSilva

3030 Ocean Paula DaSilva is the executive chef of 3030 Ocean at the Harbour Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, known for its delectable seafood, romantic ambiance and talented culinary team that under DaSilva’s tutelage, executes imaginative farm-to-fork dishes that highlight the flavors and freshness of South Florida’s local ingredients. Hooked ...

Chef Adrianne Calvo

Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar Adrianne Calvo is the owner of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar – a concept inspired by Calvo’s time in Napa Valley working under chef Thomas Keller and chef Cindy Pawlcyn. She attended Johnson & Wales University, through which she competed in ...

Chef Eileen Andrade

FINKA Table & Tap Eileen Andrade is the owner of FINKA Table & Tap in West Kendall, where Andrade serves up her unique twists on traditional Latin cuisine. FINKA’S menu is inspired by Andrade’s travels to South Korea and her Peruvian mentor, chef Omar Caycho, and of course, her Cuban ...

Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli

Eating House Giorgio Rapicavoli is the executive chef of Eating House, the innovative pop-up restaurant turned Coral Gables mainstay. Rapicavoli burst onto the Miami food scene when he became the first Miami chef to win Food Network’s Chopped television competition. After winning the competition and $10,000 prize, Rapicavoli and business ...

Chef César Zapata

The Federal Food, Drink & Provisions César Zapata is known as the “Stove Master and Pig Whisperer” of The Federal Food, Drink & Provisions. Before opening The Federal, Zapata changed the way South Floridians thought about food by opening Miami’s first pop-up restaurant, Phuc Yea!, in 2011. After its widespread ...

Chef José Mendín

The Pubbelly Restaurant Group José Mendín is the director of culinary operations for The Pubbelly Restaurant Group, the team who many Miami foodies credit for the local chef movement. Mendín, a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, worked for many well-known restaurants including Nobu and Sushi Samba, before opening Pubbelly ...

Chef Todd Erickson

HaVen South Beach Todd Erickson is the executive chef of HaVen South Beach on Lincoln Road, a futuristic electric lounge offering innovative cocktails and some of the most refined food in the city. At HaVen, Erickson takes local, organic ingredients and transforms them into a variety of global small plates ...

Chef Alberto Cabrera

Bread + Butter Alberto Cabrera is the executive chef of Bread + Butter in Coral Gables, where the Miami native embraces his Cuban-American roots — taking traditional dishes and revamping them by adding a modern spin, such as his Chicharron De Puerco with a truffle-black bean puree. Cabrera learned the ...

Chef Daniel Boulud

Interactive Dinner, Friday, April 19, 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami A native of Lyon, France, today chef Daniel Boulud is considered one of America’s leading culinary authorities and one of the most revered French chefs in New York, the city he has called home since 1982. Daniel is ...