Chef Jonathan Barnett is a graduate of the Culiry Institute of America and an industry innovator within the catering and resort hotel world. In his role as Regiol Executive Chef for the Miami Beach Convention center, he has had the honor of planning and executing events for the globetrotting elite, local social debutantes and premier meeting planners alike. His culiry style is best described as 'American Modernist fresh'. Often the talk of the town, Jothans eagerly anticipated events during Art Basel, Sobe Wine and food Festival, Miami Fashion Week, Miami Spice and the James Beard Foundation have made Centerplate the go to caterer for creative elegance and logistical expertise in Miami Beach. Jonathan designs "menus with a conscience” delivering the seasons best while sustaining the environment. His many collaborative efforts with contemporary culiry lumiries have earned him a spot to BBQ with the best. Jothan's ethnically diverse background and family is the catalyst for an expansive palate of deep flavors, with sharp edgy style. As the trend setter in convention center excellence, you might feel like you are eating in a top restaurant or exotic location when entering 'his world'. You are invited to become part of the experience. The Miami Beach Convention Center is about to undergo a major metamorphosis with it recently approved Plan. The completed convention center will be a "Culiry showplace” and the City of Miami Beach Will then have the premier convention center destition in the world.
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