Michell Sanchez, known as Chef M, is an award-winning griller and chef who specializes in authentic Latin cuisine. As Executive Chef of Latin House Grill in Miami, he fuses traditional and modern flavors to create a one-of-a-kind culinary experience.
Chef M and his food have been featured in several media outlets in the U.S. as well as abroad including Al Jazeera, Univision’s Primer Impacto and Despierta America, Food Network’s Mystery Diners, Diners, Drive-In’s and Dives and Cooking Channel’s Eat St. His most recent TV appearance was on Food Network’s popular show Chopped.
Sanchez proudly joined the National Honey Board in a culinary adventure, taking his flavor profiles to main markets in the U.S. As the spokesperson for the National Honey Board, Chef M creates unique and inspiring recipes incorporating honey as the main ingredient.
Latin House Grill has been the recipient of prestigious awards such as the Red Robin’s “Best of the Bash” Award presented by celebrity chef Rachel Ray, Burger Brawl Champions, and “Best Burger in South Florida” for four years presented by Burger Beast. The winning burger impressed Red Robin’s judges beating out a number of gourmet burgers from celebrity chefs from around the country. Now, the “MadLove” Burger is available seasonally in all Red Robin’s nationwide.
"Born in Havana, Cuba and moving to Miami at the age of two, Chef M grew up in the kitchen, surrounded by delicious tasting food and cooking influences. At a young age, many people exposed him to the world of unique flavors. From his mother to his wife Bella, who brought into his world her Mexican tastes and love of all that is fiery, they all sparked inspiration and curiosity for fuse sweet and savory flavors together with quality fresh ingredients to create mouth-watering meals."
He served in the United States Air Force and later entered the business world though his passion for cooking never faded. He began to cook at home and experiment with new flavors and dishes. With the help of his mother, she encouraged him to start his own business. Soon, Latin House Grill was born, though small and mobile at first, he gathered enough clientele to open his own restaurant. With his wife and mom working alongside with him, Latin House Grill is one of the most popular and talked about restaurants in Miami.