Our lunch menu includes a diverse array of fish, chicken, pork, and vegetarian sandwiches designed to leave you full and ready to take on the rest of your day. The lunch setting in the restaurant during lunch is ideal for lunch meetings in the cool breeze and even has an air conditioned private room to host everything from large lunch meetings to just a private lunch getaway from the stressful day. During the daytime the restaurant is also ideal to just have a meal and catch up on some work on the laptop with our free wifi connection.
Dinner time at the restaurant is a beautiful atmosphere full of colored lights, amazing art, live music on Friday through Sunday, and an intimate atmosphere that is brought to its full potential in the glow of golden bulbs. Once you step into the restaurant you will instantly feel as if you have stepped into another world through our unique interior design done by professional artist Wesley Scott Kauhane of Artial Arts. Not only are you dining at a great restaurant but you are also seated inside of a unique art gallery that is decked out in art from the aged paint effect on the walls to the floor paintings that run through the entire restaurant. You are also surrounded by original oil paintings and concrete relief sculpture art to provide a truly unique experience for our customers.
Catering is available and we even have a lunch truck that can provide food to any size event on site. We are not only limited to Jamaican and Caribbean food. Chef Cassie is also well trained in international cuisine, including French, Italian, Indian, South American, Mexican, Southern Soul Food, and American cuisine styles. Please feel free to contact us and inquire about the wide array of cuisines and food items we can also provide for you and pricing.
With our lunch truck services we can also provide a full sound system including PA speakers, base speakers, mixing board, microphones and stands, drums, DJ's, and live musicians as our restaurant is not only a restaurant but part of a larger organization of artists, musicians, and production professionals. This means we can cater your party as well as provide entertainment and even film/photography services to forever capture the moment.
MEET THE CHEF
Cassie is an artist, especially, when it comes to cooking! He was taught authentic Jamaican country cooking, at an early age by his Grandma in Portland, Jamaica. Living up in the hills, he grew up in an agricultural way of life. While growing up, Cassie was taught to plant, grow and collect fresh vegetables, fruits and even raise livestock.
Following this growing passion for preparing fresh foods, Cassie graduated culinary school from the Jamaican School of Arts, and launched himself into the restaurant industry. After many years at some very exclusive restaurants in Miami, including the Forge and the Westin Diplomat; Chef Cassie decided it was time to venture out to open his own restaurant. He owned and operated a successful series of two restaurants in Miami, Cassie’s Caribbean Cuisine and Papayas Health Food Restaurant. With his formal training, combined with the understanding of traditional and healthy Jamaican cuisine, Chef Cassie provides a grand display of gourmet skills and authentic style!
Chef Cassie is also very healthy person and likewise, his menu at Jawaiian Irie Jerk reflects that. He takes great pride in feeding his customers the same way he would feed his own children. He is even well known for feeding his kitchen staff healthy foods and teas to increase the longevity of the people around him.
Cassie’s artistic attributes are not solely rooted in amazing cooking however. He is also an advid oil painter, singer and songwriter, fire dancer and martial artist.