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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Jean-Georges Vongerichten, is a France-born chef who oversees 38 restaurants world-wide.

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Jean-Georges is involved in every aspect of his restaurants – concept, menu, architectural design, staff selection and trainings – in an ongoing effort to create restaurants that are both timely and enduring.

Inspired by his travels, Jean-Georges is constantly developing fresh concepts and evolving as a chef and restaurateur, both adapting to and impacting the global culinary landscape.

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He’s in town for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival and spoke with our very own Lisa Petrillo for an exclusive sit down interview.

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