Young Professionals of the Americas (YPA) will host a private tasting and conversation with renowned Colombian chef Juan Manuel Barrientos, owner of Miami’s ElCielo Restaurant. Join us to learn more about Juanma’s fascinating entrepreneurial journey and his contributions towards “cooking peace” in Colombia through ElCielo Foundation. Attendees will enjoy a welcome drink, a special tasting menu, and a house cocktail.
Registration: $45 (tax and tip included)
Advance registration is required to attend.
This program is exclusive for YPA members on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Capacity is very limited as we will be in the restaurant's VIP room.
Read more about ElCielo’s work in Medellin in Americas Quarterly, here.
Juan Manuel Barrientos, age 33, has been recognized as one of the top 50 chefs in Latin America and ranks among the top five worldwide in terms of social media impact. His restaurants focus on sensory experiences and principles of neuroscience to present modern Colombian gastronomy. 'Juanma' is a chef, entrepreneur, peace advocate, and founder of ElCielo restaurant chain in Medellín, Bogotá and Miami.
Learn more about chef Juanma here.