2023 Chefs

Nicholas Yanes


Austin, TX

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Juniper combines premier ingredients and technique to create comforting, yet inventive cuisine in a setting that is both modern and welcoming. Inspired by Chef/Partner Nicholas Yanes’ travels throughout Northern Italy, Juniper works to serve the freshest ingredients at its prime, while letting simplicity reign.

In preparation for it’s October 2015 opening Yanes spent time in the Northern Italian regions of Piedmont, Lombardi and Emilia-Romagna. Using notes from his travels, Juniper’s strives to connect the northern regions of Italy as well as other adjoining areas with Central Texas.