Colors & Flavors presents, ‘C&F’s Top 10 Chefs of 2016’.

Exhibited in no particular order, our team of culinary connoisseurs have thoughtfully composed a list of who we believe to be the finest chefs in the 305.



Jeremy Ford


Jeremy Ford – Photo Courtesy of Matador Room

RESTAURANT Matador Room at the Miami Beach Edition Hotel


CUISINE Modern Latin


BIRTH CITY Jacksonville, Florida


SCHOOL Chef Ford dove straight into the culinary world, working as Garde Manager at Matthews, Mediterranean style restaurant and then L’Orangerie, LA, working under the guidance of Executive Chef Christophe Eme.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Bravo’s Top Chef Season 13 Winner





A Word from the Chef

“For me, I never went to school. I went to hard knocks, man, and just worked my ass off, dude, and put my heart and soul into it every day. I was on the job. Luckily enough I was able to work for some really good chefs.” (


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Why is Chef Ford in Our Top 10?

Renowned, Michelin Starred Chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten is the owner of the Matador Room and the man who chose Jeremy Ford from a collection of incredible talents to helm his Miami restaurant’s kitchen as Executive Chef. Working with Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Jeremy Ford evolved his culinary abilities and went on to do what no other Miami cook has ever done before; become the Season 13 Winner of Emmy awarded TV show, Bravo’s Top Chef.


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