February 20-24, 2019 Miami Beach
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Patrick Ochs

The Corporate Executive Chef for INK Entertainment USA, Patrick Ochs grew up in a culinary family and knew from a young age he wanted to follow in his executive chef father’s footsteps. Born to a Filipino mother and German father in Canada, Ochs grew up in the Washington DC area where his family operated restaurants, most recently The Nibbler; a Peruvian restaurant in Gaithersberg, Maryland. Starting as a dishwasher, Ochs was enamored by all aspects of restaurant life and the art of cooking. He studied at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, where... READ MORE

The Corporate Executive Chef for INK Entertainment USA, Patrick Ochs grew up in a culinary family and knew from a young age he wanted to follow in his executive chef father’s footsteps. Born to a Filipino mother and German father in Canada, Ochs grew up in the Washington DC area where his family operated restaurants, most recently The Nibbler; a Peruvian restaurant in Gaithersberg, Maryland. Starting as a dishwasher, Ochs was enamored by all aspects of restaurant life and the art of cooking. He studied at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, where he received a bachelor of professional studies in culinary arts management and an associate in occupational studies in 2009.

Working in critically acclaimed kitchens in Washington DC and New York including Charlie Palmer Steak in DC, The Modern with Chef Gabriel Kreuther, and Colicchio & Sons in New York, Ochs headed south to Miami in 2013 to take a position at Scarpetta; celebrity chef Scott Conant’s outpost at the Fontainebleau. From there he spent time at Michael Mina 74 as senior sous chef, before becoming Chef de Cuisine at his former boss Tom Colicchio’s Miami outpost Beachcraft. At The Strand Bar & Grill since November 2017, Ochs followed the Carillon Hotel’s ethos of local and organic sourcing when possible, bringing great flavor to healthy dining. Since October 2018, Chef Patrick is part of the illustrious hospitality and entertainment group founded by hospitality tycoon Charles Khabouth: INK Entertainment, which owns venues such as Byblos Miami, Bisha Hotel & Sofia Toronto , Rebel Nightclub, Cabana Poolbar FIGO Toronto, will be overseeing the food and beverage operation for the new Celino Hotel in South Beach. His passion for culinary perfection guides him and he is happy to offer guests the opportunity to share his culinary vision of clean, delicious food.

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