Chef Karim Bryant is a 20 year culinary professional who used his upbringing in the Historic Overtown Community as motivation to craft his skills in the restaurant industry. Under the direction of legendary restaurateurs such as Ralph Pagano, Chef Bryant has held long term engagements at 5-star favorites such as Capital Grill, Prime 112, and STK. Chef Bryant has served as Executive Chef for luxury brands The Butcher Shop and BLT Trump Doral.
In 2017, Chef Bryant and business partner Nicole Gates launched Lil Greenhouse Grill in Overtown, located in Downtown Miami, a hip, neo-soul, healthier alternative for soul food that has drawn global recognition and promotional partnerships with brands like Weight Watchers and Special Olympics. With coverage in national media like Ebony.com and CBS This Morning, Chef Bryant’s carefully cultured and curated soul inspired menu has drawn in celebrities from all platforms including Michael Eric Dyson, Congressman John Lewis, and most recently Gayle King and Oprah Winfrey.
Chef Bryant takes pride in his community recognitions, affiliation with youth leagues at Gibson Park and most importantly, his role as father to Karim Jr. (26), Korea (18) and Karter (7.)