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Born in Cartagena Colombia, one of the most touristic and diverse city of Colombia, Jairo grew surrounded by a mix of flavors and cultures from different places, being exposed to that food, drinks and ambience became a passion in his blood.
At age of 17 he moves to Bogota where he work as a waiter, bartender and later on as a manager for a restaurant bar where he truly obtain the experience in working with employees, clients and service. After obtaining a college degree in Industrial Design he moves to New York and went... READ MORE

Born in Cartagena Colombia, one of the most touristic and diverse city of Colombia, Jairo grew surrounded by a mix of flavors and cultures from different places, being exposed to that food, drinks and ambience became a passion in his blood.
At age of 17 he moves to Bogota where he work as a waiter, bartender and later on as a manager for a restaurant bar where he truly obtain the experience in working with employees, clients and service. After obtaining a college degree in Industrial Design he moves to New York and went to college for Advertising and Graphics Design, while doing that he was working again as a waiter working in a couple of places where he got the experience and knowledge of trendy food, drinks and ambience.
He came for vacation once to Miami where he found a growing city with an interesting mix of people, he got the opportunity of getting into the restaurant business and open “Bolivar” a mix of Colombian and South American dishes and drinks recipes, combined with a festive ambience, a place for celebration and enjoy unique food. Jairo is a believer of getting traditional flavors and mixed them with new ingredients creating a unique flavor and presentation without losing its essence.

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