About us

Art, Passion, and Vision

The Garden’s inspiration is based on a combination of food, art and mixology. A fusion of exquisite Latin American flavors created by our executive chef, Adrian Leon. He is known for his collaborations with signature Chefs Bobby Flay and Chef Douglas Rodriguez from the Food Network.

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About us

Art, Passion, and Vision

The Garden’s inspiration is based on a combination of food, art and mixology. A fusion of exquisite Latin American flavors created by our executive chef, Adrian Leon. He is known for his collaborations with signature Chefs Bobby Flay and Chef Douglas Rodriguez from the Food Network.

LOCATION

(908) 355-0220
331 Morris Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

HOURS

Monday to Friday: 3:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday and Sunday: 12:00pm – 12:00am

Our Staff

We work with a team of passionated people interested in giving you an extraordinary dining experience.

Corporate Chef (Bio)

Adrian Leon

Chef Adrian Leon creates traditional international dishes infused with the dynamic, sophisticated flavors he mastered in New York City’s finest restaurants. Born in Mexico City, Adrian acquired his passion for food while learning traditional Mexican cooking from his mother. This passion led him to pursue a culinary career and ultimately to Douglas Rodriguez’s Patria, innovator of Nuevo Latino cuisine. Adrian worked closely with Rodriguez for ten years, creating dishes, planning menus, and playing an instrumental role in the creation and establishment of Rodriguez’s Chicama Restaurant.

In addition to Patria and Chicama, Adrian has served as Chef De Cuisine of Rosa Mexicano – Lincoln Center, Chef of Zocalo, Executive Chef of Zona Rosa and Chef of Barrio, among others. Each restaurant provided Adrian with a new and unique platform from which to perfect his skills and grow his excellent reputation in the culinary world.

Most recently, Adrian has expanded his culinary repertoire at Tudor Steakhouse and China Grill, which featured his creativity using Chinese and Japanese flavors. During the previous four years, Adrian showcased his authentic Mexican and Latino cuisine as Chef / Owner of Agua Fresca in East Harlem, which was named one of the 10 best restaurants by the New York Times. Adrian has also displayed his culinary talent on the Food Network series Beat Bobby Flay.

Restaurant Consultant

Ivan Ruiz

Experienced national wine importer.Founder executive of Summit Wine and Food Festival. Education Certified by the Master Court of Sommeliers and the Sommelier Society of America.

Mixologist

David Proano

David began his career as a mixologist in 2014, designing a variety of cocktails for busy local restaurants in Manhattan. His empathy and desire for innovation allow him to create cocktail combinations, using a variety of flavor punches and exquisite liquors.