Celebrating 15 years of Excellence amid Global Pandemic
With two uber successful restaurants, a bakehouse, six published cookbooks, an Emmy-nominated Youtube series, a newly launched Cabernet Sauvignon, Chef Adrianne Calvo, is a true symbol of gastronomic excellence. The culinary maverick is also the recipient of multiple awards and accolades including Best Chef Miami and owner of Best Restaurant in Miami, hernamesake, Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant Bar which is now celebrating 15 years of wild success.
Inspired by Napa Valley, California, Calvo opened Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar at age 22 and quickly began to garner prestige and notoriety with her deviously delicious creations. The restaurant carved out its position on the culinary stage by collecting accolade over accolade such as 8 Most Innovative Restaurants in Miami, Best Chef Miami, Best Chef Florida, Miami New Times Best Restaurant, Thrillist’s 50 Things You Have to Eat Before You Die, Thrillist’s 17 Most Important Restaurants Miami, Thrillist’s Most Influential Restaurants, Zagat’s 10 Totally Unique Restaurants in America, Zagat’s Top 6 Restaurants Worth a Drive, and Zagat’s 9 Most Romantic Restaurants. This begs the question of what her secret is.
Beyond her staple Miami restaurants, among Chef Adrianne’s hard-earned achievements are six cookbooks, Maximum Flavor (2005); Driven by Flavor, Fueled by Fire (2008); #MaximumFlavorSocial (2014); Play with Fire (2015); and The A List, a two volume work released in 2018. She has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, Fox News, Food Network’s Chopped, Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay, The Talk, Pickler and Ben, Morning’s with Maria, CNN, Hallmark Channel, and has a weekly cooking segment on NBC 6 in the Mix for over 14 years.
Chef Adrianne has earned corporate sponsorships and endorsements from brands such as Reebok, AirBnB, Jaguar, Samuel Adams, The British Virgin Islands, Diamond Resorts International, Baptist Health, St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Anguilla Culinary Experience, AYS Sports, Casillerodel Diablo, Royal Caribbean International, Senorio Mezcal, Scrub Island, Jack Daniels, Got Milk?, Hormel, Amerant Bank, ChefWorks, Sprint, Crocs, Nissan, and Sprint.
Also known for her philanthropic work, Chef Adrianne Calvo launched The Make It Count Foundation in 2007 inspired by her younger sister, Jennifer who passed away from a rare cancer. Jennifer’s motto was “Make It Count” and now that has become the inspiration and driving force behind her non-profit organization whose goal is to make a difference and positively impact the lives of children and teens nationwide. The foundation has aligned with several organizations such as St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital (Chef Adrianne is the Culinary Ambassador), Susan G. Komen, Flippany, Cooking Matters, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Easter Seals, and many more.
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