Jeremy Ford

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    September 30, 2014

    Savor Tonight Hosting Ultimate Chefs Dinner: One Meal, Eight Top Chefs

    Service is important. Atmosphere is great. But a great meal really comes down to the skill of the chef. The best waitstaff ever and the swankiest decor cannot make up for subpar fare. South Florida has no dearth of distinguished chefs. The question is not whether you can get a great meal; it's whic ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    Paula DaSilva on 3030's Pop-Up Brunch, Growing Up, and More

    While it can be uncomfortably awkward, change tends to be a good thing -- or so they say. In the case of restaurants, it can go either way. Over the past year, Fort Lauderdale's 3030 Ocean has seen an astronomical amount of change. Founder and longtime executive chef Dean James Max and his most r ... More >>

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    November 4, 2013

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Dating Games, Bingo, and More

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to drink some w ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013
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    April 4, 2013

    Best Chefs America Names South Florida's Finest

    In an age when most people read electronically, Best Chefs America is a bit of a throwback. For now, it's available only in a hardbound edition ($75, available online at, but the recently published book is both beautiful and useful. The book lists nearly 4,700 of the best chefs ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Broward/Palm Beach County Noteworthy Chefs of 2011

    chef Angelo Elia of Casa 'd Angelo​Being a chef has never been a glamorous job as anyone who's made it her life work will tell you. The rise of cooking shows and the fetishizing of food has ushered the profession in the limelight. As restaurants garner attention, it's natural to become more aware ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011

    Dean Max of 3030 Ocean and Paula DaSilva of 1500 Degrees at Eden Roc: Talking Shop

    ​As a food nerd, I like to research how celebrity chefs train cooks up the line and out the door to open their own places that complement and enrich the dining scene in cities around the country.Take Charlie Palmer and Bryan Voltaggio, the high-end steak-house restaurateur and the chef w ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    A Recap of Pairings, Last Night at the Broward Center

    ​Cupcakes. Pork belly. Lamb chops. Burgers. Ravioli. Rice balls. Red curry. There was a symphony of good eats at New Times' Pairings, held last night at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The more than three dozen local restaurants that showed up and threw down pulled off a fantastic line ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    Ten Must Try Dishes at Tonight's Pairings

    ​The wait is over. Pairings starts tonight at 6:30 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, bringing with it food from dozens of local restaurants and wine from all over. There will be so many great dishes to try from the likes of Mark Militello, Allen Susser, Dean Max, Michael Bennet, Mike ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    Steve Martorano makes fresh mozzarella in his new Hard Rock digs.​The new World of Beer in Coconut Creek has made quite a splash since opening. Check out our inside look into the place, and read about how its lack of a proper kitchen is making a big impact on Promenade businesses. Cheap lunch is j ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Jeremy Ford of 3030 Ocean: Interview, Part 2

    ​Yesterday we ran part 1 of our interview with Jeremy Ford, the new chef de cuisine at 3030 Ocean -- perhaps Fort Lauderdale's finest restaurant.  Ford told us how he got tortured by French chefs and how he landed his prestigious new gig at the ripe old age of 22. Today in part 2, he talks ab ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Jeremy Ford of 3030 Ocean in Fort Lauderdale: Interview With the 22-year-old Chef

    Jeff Stratton ​Jeremy Ford sits in a prime spot, geographically and careerwise. He's chef de cuisine -- that means he pretty much runs the show -- at 3030 Ocean. The beachfront eatery inside the Marriott Harbor Beach hotel is perhaps the swankiest restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. Not bad for a 22-ye ... More >>

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    June 15, 2010

    Jeremy Ford the New Chef de Cuisine at 3030 Ocean

    Ford (left) with Top Chef contestant Jeff McInnis (center).​There were some big shoes to fill at 3030 Ocean in Fort Lauderdale after former Chef de Cuisine and Hell's Kitchen contestant Paula DaSilva left last month to take over at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. But today, Executive Chef Dean ... More >>