Quick Six With...Multi-James Beard Award Semifinalist Chef José Mendín

Quick Six With...Multi-James Beard Award Semifinalist Chef José Mendín

By Mae Velasco, Custom Content Editor

José Mendín is no stranger to Foodable, and neither are the Pubbelly Boys. The Pubbelly Restaurant Group, which consists of three chefs who are a triple threat taking over tastebuds all across Miami with multiple successfully-launched restaurants, has founding partner and Chef José Mendín manning the helm at their namesake establishment, Pubbelly

This Asian-inspired gastropub is a favorite for crowds craving small pork plates paired with craft beer and wine, but what more can we learn about the creative genius leading the Pubbelly kitchen? Mendín was born into a family driven by food, his parents being self-proclaimed food enthusiasts and his great-grandmother a cooking instructor. While he never made cooking a passion until he left for college, the talent was clearly in his blood.

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