Makan Miami by Chef Michael Asaile is a creation and inspiration during the hardest period of our culture; Covid-19.
Makan means “let’s eat” in Indonesia where Chef Michael was born and growing up watching his grandmother cooking.
Very young he moved to United States to follow the American Dream:he studied Interior design in El Monte,California and then continued his study in New York where finally started to work in what he loves most :kitchen.
He begun in a Japanese restaurant as food preparation and in years of passion, sacrifices and discipline he learned the art of cooking alongside with Chef Morimoto.
Chef Michael moved to Miami in 2010 looking for better opportunity starting a restaurant in downtown “Little Lotus” and joined after 2 years in 2012 Peruvian restaurant Cvi.che 105 as Executive chef running also the opening of the all new other 5 restaurants of this company. In March 2020,during Pandemic he started to cook from his backyard kitchen and delivered memorable delicious food experience to the community.
In August 2017 Chef Michael met for the first time the Italian General Manager ,recently joined Cvi.che 105 team ,Giuseppe Castiello:over 20 years of experience in hospitality as bars,restaurants and hotel, Sommelier,Bachelor Degree in Hospitality and Management,Bartender IBA.
The 2 young men help each other in during covid-19 and came out with this challenging Project: Makan Miami ,”PeruviAsian food” where “ANY BITE IS WOW” the Food Truck.