February 20-24, 2019 Miami Beach
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Marcelo Palacios

Chef Marcelo originally from Ecuador spent most of his childhood at his grandparent’s breakfast spot before moving with his family to Brooklyn, NY.

Started working in restaurants as a busboy while attending High school. He then Left to Minneapolis and worked as a dishwasher and eventually became the lead cook at an Elementary School at the age of 19. That’s where he decided to move back to New York and pursue his culinary career.
He obtain a degree in culinary arts at The Institute of Culinary Education, soon after graduating he started working... READ MORE

Chef Marcelo originally from Ecuador spent most of his childhood at his grandparent’s breakfast spot before moving with his family to Brooklyn, NY.

Started working in restaurants as a busboy while attending High school. He then Left to Minneapolis and worked as a dishwasher and eventually became the lead cook at an Elementary School at the age of 19. That’s where he decided to move back to New York and pursue his culinary career.
He obtain a degree in culinary arts at The Institute of Culinary Education, soon after graduating he started working in different places during the day and staging at night in well known restaurants such as The Essex House, Le cirque, Picholine, Rouge Tomate, Boqueria and Rayuela where he got his first Sous Chef job.

He has worked in many different types of cuisines from Michelin Star to comfort food restaurants which have helped him on what he calls his freestyle cooking.
Chef Marcelo moved to Miami in 2009 and was part of the opening team at Laurent’s Tourondel BLT Steak in South Beach, Katzuya at the SLS, Worked with local chefs Samuel Gorestein , Daniel Ganem at The Raleigh.
His biggest inspiration is his wife and daughters Nadia and Emma.

In 2012 he got an Executive chef offer at Prime Italian, to this point he oversees the kitchens of Myles Restaurant Group which includes the renowned Prime 112 steakhouse, Prime Italian, Prime Fish and Local favorite Big Pink.

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