Yaniv Cohen, private chef and culinary director for Shiraz Events, opened his latest concept, Jaffa, in St. Roch Market Miami in early 2018. Chef Yaniv directed events for brands such as Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Dior, as well as for influential celebrities including Cindy Crawford and David Bowie. The concept will feature the classics of Cohen’s native Israel, such as turmeric roasted cauliflower, roasted carrots with labneh as well the staples of meze.
Chef Yaniv previously worked at Campanile in Los Angeles, which was owned by James Beard winner, Nancy Silverton. He now runs a well-followed blog, The Spice Detective, as a creative outlet to explore the medicinal attributes of spices. The Spice Detective has a become a leader in the holistic cooking space.