Jonathan Brooks

At 14 Jonathan Brooks started washing dishes at a local jazz club. Traveling west after high school he developed a strong love of game and offal through his brother, an avid hunter and heroic eater. After cooking his way back east from Montana to Chicago and finally home to Indianapolis Jonathan opened his first restaurant Milktooth, a breakfast and lunch only fine diner, in 2014 to immediate success and acclaim, winning both Food and Wine’s Best New Chef and Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurant in 2015. Missing the dark promises of the night and their sacred ingredients Brooks opened Beholder with partner Josh Mazanowski in 2018.