Jonathon Sawyer is proudly from Cleveland Ohio, where he owns & operates his flagship restaurant The Greenhouse Tavern, Northern Italian restaurant Trentina, ramen mash up Noodlecat, Tavern Vinegar Co, and stadium spots Sawyer's Street Frites, Sausage & Peppers, & SeeSaw Pretzel Shoppe. In 2010, he was honored as one of Food & Wine Magazine's Best New Chefs. Chef Sawyer has also made national television appearances including Iron Chef America, Dinner Impossible, Unique Eats, and Best Thing I Ever Ate. In 2015 Chef Jonathon Sawyer took home The James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes!!
When Jonathon is not in the kitchen he is surrounded by his family, his wife Amelia, son Catcher, daughter Louisiana, dogs Potato and Vito, and chickens Acorn, Bunny, Bear, & Squid. He can often be found in the cellar of his century home where he ferments beer & wine vinegars for the restaurants and for Tavern Vinegar Co. Jonathon is a tireless supporter of the green movement, local agriculture, and sustainable businesses both in Northeast Ohio and around the country.