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Chef John Cleveland

A rising star in the culinary world, John Cleveland is head chef and owner of the casual fine-dining restaurant Post & Beam. Along with his wife Roni, Chef Cleveland took the reins of this 11-year-old restaurant in 2019 with the goal of continuing its legacy as one of South Los Angeles’ most revered, awardwinning, Black-owned restaurants. During Chef Cleveland’s tenure, Post & Beam has been included in the Los Angeles Times’ Top 101 Restaurants every year. 

Born in Oakland, California, raised in the Outer Banks of North Carolina and reared by parents from a small town in Ohio, Chef Cleveland draws his influences from Southern soul food, Carolina BBQ, coastal seafood as well as Neapolitan cuisine, culminating into what he’s coined as “California comfort food.”