Chef JJ x Eclipse: Roasted Plantain Coconut Cream & Salted Caramel
Freshly roasted plantains with coconut caramel ribbons folded in
Joseph “JJ” Johnson is a James Beard-Nominated chefbest known for cooking food of the African diaspora at the beloved Harlem restaurants, The Cecil and Minton’s.ChefJJis now widely known for cooking his culture at his joint venture The Henry byJJand soon taking his cooking back to Harlem opening his new restaurant Fieldtrip a quick casual rice concept featuring global- inspired flavors
ChefJJ' s signature style of transforming simple cuisine with bold flavors and unexpected ingredients was inspired by the Caribbean flavors he grew up with, combined with African and Asian tastes acquired from his travels around the world.
Finding inspiration from music to develop profiles,ChefJJis best known for curating the vibe of his restaurant by creating nostalgic dining experiences with 90’s R&B/Hip Hop Playlist.
ChefJJis a firm believer in sharing health & culture through food and experience and is the newest host of “Just Eats withChefJJ”, a cooking and lifestyle show that debuts in 2019 on TV One’s new CLEO network. He is also a renowned author of his cookbook, “Between Harlem and Heaven”
Proceeds benefiting Harlem Park to Park, which honors the rich culture of the neighborhood while supporting its economic development.