Chef Nicole Votano of DIRT - Biography

Miami Beach, FL

April 2016

Growing up with a father who was always cooking, Chef Nicole Votano of Miami's DIRT has been in the kitchen for nearly her entire life. Accompanying him on his trips to the markets to pick out the best ingredients, Votano learned the value of freshness in a dish and the quality of its components. Today, she is more than just a Chef: she's a mom, a teacher, and a health advocate, cooking healthy, fast-casual dishes for the masses in Miami.