Executive Chef Jonathan Meyer
Chef Meyer is a Chicago native, raised in the southwest suburbs. After launching his career with Chicago area restaurants, he moved to Costa Rica to design a self-sustaining, organic resort, developing a passion for utilizing locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Upon his return to the states, Chef Jonathan took a position with the Purple Pig on Michigan Avenue. Then opened The Dawson as Sous Chef where he worked alongside Michelin-starred chefs. He went on to an Executive Chef position at the Freehand Hotel, where he created dynamic menus for three distinct concepts, including the lauded Broken Shaker, a bar concept that has been widely acclaimed, earning a place on the World's 50 Best Bars list. Most recently, Chef Jonathan was the opening Chef de Cuisine at Beatnik, where he showcased his flair for global flavors, creating many of the iconic dishes they are known for.