Jonathon Sawyer Develops Flavors and Not Burnout

Eve Turow

Jonathon Sawyer is redefining the culinary character of Cleveland with a reckless culinary curiosity that has him experimenting with flavors from around the world, along with his devotion to sustainable and local ingredients. As he attempts to utilize and reimagine each and every ingredient, embers and ash make frequent appearances on his menus.

You incorporate burnt and charred elements frequently in your cooking. What attracts you to those ingredients and this method...