Chef Bradley Kilgore was born and raised in Kansas City. After moving around to work and train in Denver, Italy and Chicago, he has now has planted his feet in Miami. In Chicago Chef Kilgore worked at world renowned restaurant Alinea before leaving to open L2o under Chef Laurent Gras. Later, both restaurants garnered the honor of 3 Michelin Stars. As Executive Sous Chef, Bradley then opened EPIC restaurant also in Chicago which was named one of John Mariani’s Best New Restaurants of 2010. After living in Chicago, Bradley made his move to Miami. Upon arriving in Miami, he set his sights on the famed restaurant Azul in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Azul was awarded 5 Stars from Forbes Travel guide in 2013. Chef Kilgore moved on to the St. Regis Bal Harbour as Executive Chef under Jean George Vongerichten at J&G Grill, where Chef Kilgore and his team were given 4 Stars from the Miami Herald, the only restaurant that year to achieve such status. In the Summer of 2015 Chef Kilgore opened Alter in the art focused Wynwood district of Miami. There he offers Progressive American cuisine, highlighting indigenous Floridian ingredients as well as a 5 and a 7 Chef’s table tasting menu experience. Alter received 4 stars from the Miami Herald in November of that year, making it the only restaurant to obtain this rating that year. Alter was also names restaurant of the year by Eater, and Chef Kilgore chef of the year by the same publication. In 2016 Bradley was named Best New Chef in America by Food & Wine Magazine, later that year Alter was named semifinalist for the prestigious James Beard awards in the category Best New Restaurant, and Chef Kilgore in the category Rising Star chef of the year twice 2016 and 2017. In 2018 The James Beard foundation named him a finalist as Best Chef South. and Alter was named a Diners Discovery from San Pellegrino “The World’s 50 Best”. He is now also the Culinary Director for the Adrienne Arsht Center and has a signature restaurant Brava by Brad Kilgore. In late 2018 and 2019 he opened the first of two new restaurants in the Design District, Kaido an Asian and Japanese Cocktail Lounge and Restaurant with World Renown Mixologist Nico de Soto and Ember a Wood-Fire Steakhouse Bistro. His latest project is incredible world class racetrack resort called The Concourse Club, where he has a signature Modern American restaurant Verge.