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Jonathan Waxman

Barbuto - New York, NY

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Jonathan Waxman is a native Californian whose family nurtured him in the food arts from an early age. He received the Grand Diplome from La Varenne School in Paris and mentored with Alice Waters at Berkeley’s legendary Chez Panisse before graduating to Executive Chef of Michael’s in Santa Monica. In 1984 Jonathan made his mark in New York with the iconic Jams, which he followed up with a string of successes in New York, London, and Napa Valley. Today, Jonathan is chef and owner of Barbuto in Manhattan's West Village and Jams in 1 Hotel Central Park.  In 2014, he opened Nashville restaurants, Adele’s and Bajo Sexto, with partners Howard Greenstone and Ken Levitan and is a founding partner of Nashville’s Music City Food + Wine Festival.  Today, Jonathan is chef and owner of Barbuto in Manhattan's West Village and Jams in 1 Hotel Central Park.  In 2014, he opened Nashville restaurants, Adele’s and Bajo Sexto, with partners Howard Greenstone and Ken Levitan and is a founding partner of Nashville’s Music City Food + Wine Festival.  His Atlanta restaurant, Brezza Cucina, is located in Ponce City Market and Waxman’s, Jonathan’s most recent venture, opened in San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square in March 2016.   Jonathan Waxman is the 2016 James Beard Award winner for “Best Chef, New York City”.  He was a judge on Bravo’s Recipe for Deception and has appeared on two seasons of Top Chef Masters.  He is the author of cookbooks, A Great American Cook and Italian, My Way.  Jonathan currently lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.

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