Brad is a well-recognized Miami based chef originally from Kansas City with more than 10 years of experience working at fine dining restaurants, including Chicago’s L2O, Alinea and Boka. In Miami, he worked at Azul and before opening Alter, he was the Executive Chef at the J&G Grill, Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant in Bal Harbour.



In the Summer of 2015 Chef Kilgore opened Alter in the art-focused Wynwood district of Miami. There he offers Progressive American cuisine, highlighting indigenous Floridian ingredients as well as a 5, 7, 8-course tasting menu options, as well as a Chef’s table tasting menu experience. Alter received 4 stars from the Miami Herald in November of that year, making Chef Kilgore the only Chef to ever receive 4 Starts twice from the Miami Herald. Alter was also named restaurant of the year by Eater and Chef Kilgore Chef of the Year for the 2nd year in a row.

In its opening year, Alter was named semifinalist for the prestigious James Beard awards in the category Best New Restaurant, and Chef Kilgore in the category Rising Star chef of the year twice 2016 and 2017. Also in 2016 Bradley was named Best New Chef in America by Food & Wine Magazine and Alter was named a Diners Discovery from San Pellegrino “The World’s 50 Best”. He is now also the Culinary Director for the Adrienne Arsht Center and has a signature restaurant Brava by Brad Kilgore.

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“The first question customers will be asked is how long they want their evening to last,” Kilgore says. “An hour, more, or maybe the whole evening. That will determine what kind of food and drinks we recommend.”