With two distinguished and popular restaurants, six published cookbooks, an Emmy-nominated Youtube series, a newly launched Cabernet Sauvignon, Chef Adrianne Calvo is a nationally acclaimed chef, author, and mega restaurateur with an accrued Instagram following of over one million. 

Chef Adrianne Calvo opened her namesake restaurant, Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar at the age of 22. Now open over 15 years, and collecting accolade over accolade as it carved out its position on the culinary stage, such as 8 Most Innovative Restaurants in Miami, Best Chef Miami, Best Chef Florida, New Times Miami Best Restaurant, Thrillist’s 50 Things to Eat Before You Die, Thrillist’s 17 Most Important Restaurants in Miami, Thrillist’s Most Influential Restaurants, Zagat’s 10 Totally Unique Restaurants in America, Zagat’s Top 6 Restaurants Worth a Drive, and Zagat’s 9 Most Romantic Restaurants. 

In 2019, Chef Adrianne launched her fine-casual eatery, Cracked by Chef Adrianne. Equal parts fun as it is serious about food, Cracked by Chef Adrianne has been featured on Food Network, CNN, and Delish boasting about its “drool-worthy” cuisine. In a true testament to her passion and drive, her culinary empire has now expanded to Baked by Chef Adrianne.

Among Chef Adrianne Calvo’s hard earned achievements, beyond her staple Miami Restaurants – are six cookbooks, Maximum Flavor (2005); Driven by Flavor, Fueled by Fire (2008); #MaximumFlavorSocial (2014); Play with Fire (2015); and The A List, a two volume work released in 2018. She has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, Fox News, Food Network’s Chopped, Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay, The Talk, Pickler and Ben, Morning’s with Maria, CNN, Hallmark Channel, and has a weekly cooking segment on NBC 6 in the Mix for over 14 years. 

Chef Adrianne has earned corporate sponsorships and endorsements from brands such as Reebok, AirBnB, Jaguar, Samuel Adams, The British Virgin Islands, Diamond Resorts International, Baptist Health, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Anguilla Culinary Experience, AYS Sports, Casillero del Diablo, Royal Caribbean International, F1, Señorio Mezcal, Scrub Island, Jack Daniels, Got Milk?, Hormel, Amerant Bank, Super Bowl LIV, ChefWorks, Sprint, Crocs, Nissan, and Sprint. 

Also known for her philanthropic work, Chef Adrianne Calvo launched The Make It Count Foundation in 2007 inspired by her younger sister, Jennifer who passed away from a rare cancer. Jennifer’s motto was “Make It Count” and now that has become the inspiration and driving force behind her non-profit organization whose goal is to make a difference and positively impact the lives of children and teens nationwide. The foundation has aligned with several organizations such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Chef Adrianne is the Culinary Ambassador), Susan G. Komen, Flippany, Cooking Matters, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Easter Seals, and many more.

For more information about Chef Calvo visit and follow her on Instagram @ChefAdrianne.

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Proud Moments


Cracked Named Top 15 Where
To Eat in South Miami by Eater
Launched Youtube Series
'Searching For Maximum Flavor'
Opened Forte by Chef Adrianne
in Coral Gables, Florida


Catered 'Big Game Big Give' Fundraiser
Opened Redfish by Chef Adrianne
in Coral Gables, Florida
Moved Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard
into a new location
Appeared on Fox & Friends
First Episode
Redfish Named One of Miami's Best 2020
Summer Menu by MiamiNewTimes
Featured on The Cover of
Aventura Lifestyle Magazine


Cracked Eatery by Chef Adrianne
free-standing restaurant opens in
South Miami, Florida
French Onion Soup featured in
INDULGE’s August/September issue
Named Top 100 Chefs by
Foodable Network
Interviewed by Paul Barronn
on The Barron Report
Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Ranked As
Most Romantic Restaurant For
Valentine's Day by the Miami New Times
Redfish Named as Miami's
Most Anticipated Restaurants by Eater


Best Chef in Miami
by New Times
Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard
Named Miami’s Most
Romantic Restaurant
by ZAGAT guide.
cookbook were published


Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard named
Top 6 Restaurants Worth a
Drive in Miami by ZAGAT
Best Restaurant in
South Miami-Dade by
The New Times
Cracked by Chef Adrianne
Food Truck opens in at the
Wharf by The River Miami
Chef Adrianne’s 9
Unexpectedly Romantic
Restaurants and Bars
in Miami by ZAGAT


Best Chef in Miami by
The New Times
Named one of 10 Totally Unique
Restaurants in and Around Miami
Best Restaurant in
South Miami-Dade by
The New Times
Chef Adrianne Calvo Selected as
USA Delegate for
Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016


Yelp’s Top 50 Places
to Eat in Miami
Play with Fire
cookbook was
Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Selected as #23 on
Miami Food Bucket List - 50 Things to Eat
Before You Die by Thrillist.
Yelp included the restaurant
in their top 50 local, non-chain
Miami eateries.
Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard selected
as one of Miami’s 17 Most Important
Restaurants by Thrillist.


Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard
Named The Magic City’s 8 Most
Innovative Restaurants
cookbook was published
Best Chef in Miami
by The New Times
Maple-Leaf Duck Breast at Chef Adrianne's
Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar Named #1
on Fabulous Fall Dishes to Try Now by ZAGAT
Named “Best Chef” by
The Floridian Awards III
Culinary Awards from
TMG Entertainment.


Miami Magazine and
Urban Spoon named the
Best Restaurant Miami.


Best Sangria in Miami by
The New Times


Appeared and awarded runner-up on
Food Network's TV series "Chopped"


Voted one of the top 10 up-and-coming
chefs in the state of Florida
Chef Adrianne: Driven by Flavor, Fueled by
Fire cookbook was published
Won Cargill Salt’s “National Search
for the Seasoned Chef”
50 Best Chefs in the
World by Chef Report.


Launch of “Make It Count”
Chef Adrianne’s
Vineyard and Wine
Bar was born!
First Miami Restaurant
to offer Dark Dining


Maximum Flavor
cookbook was published


Graduated from
Johnson & Wales
Became youngest chef to work at the
5-diamond Mandarin Oriental Hotel in
Miami, Florida.
Won “Taste Down Under” again and the
dish was served to CNN correspondents and
representatives from Gourmet, Food Network,
and Bon Appétit.


Became the youngest chef to cook for the
United Nations dinner after winning Australian
competition "Taste Down Under".
Catered the
Florida Marlins World Series.