The Miami gastronomic scene continues to evolve, so, chefs and friends are looking to become part of it. Famous chefs prepare all the fashion concepts you can imagine, from molecular gastronomy to comfort food.
The chef and restaurant owner Michael Schwartz, winner of the James Beard Award, opened his flagship restaurant, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in the Design District in Miami, in 2007. Since then, the chef has opened several restaurants successful throughout Miami and the Caribbean.
Michael's Genuine Food and Drink (Miami Design District)
Fi'lia at SLS Brickell (Centro / Brickell)
Harry's Pizzeria (Miami Design District and Coconut Grove)
Michelle Bernstein, another winner of the prestigious James Beard Award, is a Miami citizen who has achieved international renown.
Crumb on parchment (Miami Design District)
With restaurants throughout the United States, Michael Mina has developed a successful variety of culinary concepts, this includes a variety of establishments in Miami.
Bourbon Steak in Turnberry Isle (Adventure)
Stripsteak in Fontainebleau (Miami Beach)
Pizza and hamburger: Michael's Backyard Kitchen in Fontainebleau (Miami Beach)
Reaching numerous awards including the Restaurant of the Year awards, Stephen Starr has mastered the art of opening popular restaurants. The Continental Miami is located next to Aloft South Beach and is a 70's style restaurant.
Makoto in the shops of Bal Harbor (Bal Harbor)
Le Zoo in the shops of Bal Harbor (Bal Harbor)
Scott Conant was named as the best new chefs in America in 2004, and has opened several restaurants, including the sophisticated Scarpetta, with establishments in Miami Beach, Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Scarpetta in Fontainebleau (Miami Beach)
With restaurants all over the world, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has surprised Miami Beach with its popular restaurant concepts.
Matador Room in EDITION (Miami Beach)
Market at EDITION (Miami Beach)
Tropicale in EDITION (Miami Beach)
The Miami native chef, Kevin Cory, offers Japanese cuisine only at the chef's choice and it is difficult to obtain a reservation at his NAOE place, for eight people, at Brickell Key. It also serves Japanese sake from the 200-year-old brewery in Japan, owned by his family.
NAOE (Brickell Key)
N by Shabu Shabu (Brickell Key)
Over the past two decades, chef Daniel Boulud, winner of the James Beard Award, has opened numerous restaurants. Its popular db Bistro Moderne restaurant is located in Downtown, at JW Marriott Marquis Miami.
db Bistro Moderne at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami (Downtown)
Andrew Carmellini, a chef from New York and winner of the James Beard Award several times, opened The Dutch Miami at W Hotel South Beach. When he was a child, he used to visit his grandparents in Miami during the holidays, place where his grandfather led the original Surf Club.
The Dutch Miami at the W Hotel (South Beach)
After opening several outstanding restaurants with its Craft Restaurants brand in Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York, the famous chef Tom Colicchio opened his first restaurant in South Florida at 1 Hotel & Homes.
Beachcraft in 1 hotel & homes (Miami Beach)
With previous trend at the Forge and North 110, Dewey Flagstones joined forces with Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Event Production.
Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Event Production (Coconut Grove)
The award-winning chef and pioneer of Spanish tapas, José Andrés, has opened restaurants throughout the country, including in South Beach.
The José Andrés Bazaar at the SLS Hotel (South Beach)
Originally from Chicago, Dale Talde competed in both Top Chef: Chicago (2008) and Top Chef All-Stars (2010-2011). Since then, he opened three restaurants with the same name, TALDE, which gave a touch of modern American gastronomic pub to Asian cuisine.
TALDE Miami Beach at The Confidante (Miami Beach)
This couple and the chef duo worked together for the first time at Gigi and Yardbird Southern Kitchen & Bar, both here in Miami, and then opened their first restaurant together, Root & Bone, in Brooklyn. Both are alumni of The best chef, and McInnis was a finalist for the James Beard Award.
The Sarsa Parilla Club at Shelborne Wyndham Grand (Miami Beach)
Coming to the United States from Montreal, Canada, chef Spike Mendelsohn was trained at the Culinary Institute of America. He is best known for competing in the fourth season of Bravo's Top Chef and the first season of Top Chef All-Stars.
Sunny's at The Hall (Miami Beach)
Born in the Philippines and trained in classic French and Japanese cuisine, Paul Qui's modernist approach to food has made it a well-known name. He was named one of the best new chefs of Food & Wine magazine 2014 and the 10 best constructors of Empire of 2012.
Pao by Paul Qui in Faena (Miami Beach)
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