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Francisco Aristy

Maya's Grill

Francisco Aristy
Executive Chef and General Manager
Maya’s Grill, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL

Francisco was born in Dominican Republic in 1982 and moved to the United States at a very young age. He was raised in the Bronx, New York and moved to Miami, Florida in 2004. His passion for Culinary Arts was born while growing up helping his family’s restaurant in DR. While working intimately with his family’s business, Francisco learned not only how to cook but the creative aspect that personalizes every restaurant.

Attracted by the endless possibilities Francisco decided to pursuit a title in culinary arts. Inspired by the recommendations of friends and family who were amazed by his natural skills, he joined Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Miami in 2008.

Since then Francisco has continued to expand his career in the restaurant industry developing experience in all positions. On his path of management he has had the privalige of working for renowned companies such as the Biltmore Hotel, Nikki Beach, Balans Restaurants, Marriot Hotels and family owned businesses.
Today he is the General Manager and Executive Chef of the popular family owned Argentinean Steak House ‘Maya’s Grill’ located on the Famous Lincoln Road. His expertise and drive have helped the continued growth of the restaurant for the last 2 years.

A family man, father of two, great friend and professional.

More about Francisco Aristy

What is your ultimate comfort food?: Dominican Sancocho If you weren't a chef, what would you be?: A Jet fighter pilot What three things are always in your pantry?: Olive oil, salt and pepper If you could cook with anyone in the world, who would it be?: Bobby Flay