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Jan Jorgensen

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Portale, McInnis, Gorenstein, and More: Is The Classical Chef Dead?

    C. Stiles Jeff McInnis​It was while watching the PBS show Point of View about the Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France pastry competition (Kings of Pastry) -- in which classically-trained pastry chefs undergo intense training and pressure to vie for the honor of being one of France's finest ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    LoSasso, Wessel, Jorgensen, Zakarian Talk Peanut Butter & White Chocolate

    Lee Klein​Maybe the most interesting thing about White Chocolate Wonderful -- labeled as "peanut butter blended with sweet white chocolate" -- is that it contains no white chocolate. Actually, it contains no chocolate at all. The ingredients: Peanuts, evaporated cane juice, vanilla, cocoa butter, ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    A Miami Chef Timeline (1986-2008)

    Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011
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    March 3, 2011

    12 Top Miami Chefs Who Were Not Too Big To Fail, Part One

    Chef Sean Brasel missed with his fatal KISS​Financial institutions are too big to fail. Chefs are not. Almost all of our highly regarded toques have wiped out in spectacular fashion at one point or another in their careers. We present a dozen such flops, in alphabetical order. Young chefs, heed th ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Two Chefs Chocolate Soufflé Recipe

    Photo by Leticia Jorgensen​Last week, we talked about all sorts of things with Jan Jorgensen of Two Chefs (the interview: Part 1 and Part 2). His signature soufflés have become so popular that customers stopped ordering the other desserts. "I had to throw a lot of them away," Jorgensen  ... More >>

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    February 25, 2011

    Two Chefs' Jan Jorgensen Talks Soufflés and Simple Food

    Photo by Letticia JorgensenJan Jorgensen has operated Two Chefs in South Miami since 1994. During that time he has successfully surfed the turbulent waves of South Florida's fickle economy, fussy diners, and vacillating trends, while putting out consistently great fare at his restaurant.In part one ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Two Chefs' Jan Jorgensen Talks About the Misuse of the Word "Chef"

    Jan 'The Man' JorgensenHis resume is different than that of most of Miami's chefs. Jan Jorgensen has worked at top restaurants in Zurich, in Greenland, at the well-regarded Fakkelgaarden in his native Copenhagen, and under chef Jeremiah Tower at California's landmark Stars. Upon arriving in Miami du ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Top 5 Restaurants in South Miami

    Signature soufflés from one of the best.​Granted, nobody is going to mistake the dining scene in South Miami with that of Paris or New York. Or with that of Miami or Miami Beach. Or with that of downtown Milwaukee...On the other hand, it does match up pretty well with the dining scene in Coconut ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Let's Talk Chef Shoes, Part 2: What The Pros Wear

    Friday's opening shoe post was mostly about my own experiences with kitchen footwear. Today we find out what Miami's real chefs wear when they're working -- and why.Michelle Bernstein, Michy's, Sra. Martinez: Clogs, as they not only help me from falling on my back side but they also give me those co ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Loire Valley Wines at Two Chefs Restaurant

    Photo by Lee KleinLobster mushrooms​Last Thursday afternoon, Two Chefs Restaurant hosted a wine tasting of Sauvignon Blancs from the Loire Valley in France. Loire Valley Wines are produced over a wide swath of the country, and so of course as one travels from east (Touraine) to west (Sancerre, Pou ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Behind The Line at Michy's in Miami's Upper Eastside

    Jacob KatelChef Michelle Bernstein and husband, restauranteur, David Martinez Chef Michelle Bernstein says "The first place I worked as a cook was Janjo's in the Grove for Chef Jan Jorgensen. At the end of my shift he'd say 'here's half a lime. Go clean the stove.' I said 'Can I get a whole lime?' a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Behind the Line: Two Chefs Cooking Class

    Jacob Katel Two Chefs cooking class of March 2009. Two Chefs is a South Miami culinary mecca. They've been plating their innovations in contemporary American cooking for 15 years and are known for having some of the best souffles in town. Sous Chef Jose Guerrero leads a cooking class of ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009
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    February 13, 2009

    A Valentine's Restaurant Survey

    Aaah Valentines, that stupid made-up holiday nobody really cares about, except the person you're with when you forget to get them somethin'. I called up a bunch of restaurants to see  what they got goin' on. Here's what they said.....

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    December 4, 2008

    Single Malts At Two Chefs

    Art Basel brings so much cool stuff to Miami each year, but also throngs of people and a whole lot of hype. Tonight, however, far from the madding crowd, Two Chefs in South Miami will be offering a single malt sampling that is eminently reasonable in price: Twenty dollars will allow you to "Taste 5, ... More >>

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    September 22, 2008
  • Dining

    April 17, 2008

    Too Will Do

    The new Two Chefs isn't better than one, yet.

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    January 18, 2008
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    January 18, 2008

    New Restaurants Galore

    The doors have swung open at Chef Jan Jorgensen and wife Leticia’s TWO CHEFS TOO, the new North Miami outpost of the popular Two Chefs in Pinecrest. Located in the space where Mark’s Place used to be, look for a similar menu as the original, but with the addition of a cheese menu with some twent ... More >>

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    September 27, 2007
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    September 27, 2007
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    September 7, 2007
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    September 7, 2007
  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Foie Wars

    Force-feeding amounts to either animal farming or grotesque torture, but do our chefs give a duck?

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    October 13, 2005
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    January 15, 2004

    Last Bites

    So long, Miami -- Lee Klein goes north to Broward

  • Dining

    June 5, 2003

    Two Chefs to the Fore

    At the superb Two Chefs, this is still a beautiful planet

  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2003
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    December 12, 2002

    Bar Food and Meals

    Want to eat at the bar instead? Here's how to find a good-tasting one.

  • Dining

    December 6, 2001

    Prime Cut for Doggy Bags

    Dawg, that food is good!

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    January 18, 2001

    Two Chefs and a Grocery

    Scotty's Grocery

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    November 16, 2000
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    July 20, 2000

    Dish

    Designs That Kill

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    June 29, 2000

    Dish

    New Generation Chefs?

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    December 9, 1999

    Dish

    Cooked Up in Miami

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    May 1, 1997
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    January 2, 1997
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    October 17, 1996
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    September 14, 1994

    Reservations Recommended

    Dirty dishes. Spoiled food. Cockroaches roaming the kitchen. At some local restaurants the proof is in the pudding -- literally.

  • News

    May 19, 1993

    Mano a Mano

    The oven mitts are off: Norman Van Aken, former executive chef of South Beach's best-known restaurant, is fighting his ex-boss for the name

  • Dining

    October 28, 1992
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