Classically French trained, Jeffrey Nimer has worked with many talented and renowned chefs, including: Douglas Rodriguez and Mark Miltello. He has also opened the Blue Door Restaurant at the Delano Hotel on South Beach with George Marrone. Continuing to work on fresh projects, he joined the opening team of Red Fish Grill in Matheson Hammock Park. After a stint at the famous Christy’s in Coral Gables, he was named restaurant chef of Doc Dammers at the Omni Colonnade Hotel (also in Coral Gables). He also became a member of the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs Balliage de Miami Beach, Florida. His final move in Florida was becoming the executive chef at the new Baleen Restaurant at Grove Isle Hotel and Resort in Coconut Grove. He has received Miami Metro Magazine Critic’s Choice Award and other notice from Wine Spectator’s Millennium Issue. In 2000 Nimer found himself heading west to take a position as chef for Lavande Restaurant at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. He was nominated for a James Beard Award for Best Hotel Chef in 2000-2001. He has now branched off into the role of private chef, and has created Haute Chefs Los Angeles and Social Culinaire.