When Jason Schaan is not in the kitchen, he’s on the water.
The 34-year-old chef de cuisine at Michy’s lives in Hallandale Beach, just north of the city of Miami, and spends his days off spearfishing, diving and surfing. Though raised in Virginia, he’s taken well to life in Florida.
Fittingly, he says his favorite foods are “fresh and from the ocean,” and when asked to share a favorite recipe for the latest edition of the Sous Chef Series, he chose the kind of dish he would actually eat at home: a grilled-fish sandwich that he serves with a swipe of jerk aioli and jicama-apple slaw.
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