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Honest Food + Drink Brought to Downtown San Diego

Jsix has a rich history as a leader in local and sustainable sourcing of our ingredients and the people who know and grow them. This is found on the ever-rotating menu of ingredients currently provisioning the kitchen and bar curated by Executive Chef Steve Hamilton. Committed to quality ingredients, locally and sustainably sourced, Jsix offers Modern American cuisine subtly influenced by the flavors of New England.

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Executive Chef Steve Hamilton

Steve was born and raised in New Hampshire and like many of us started by washing dishes and fell in love with the kitchen life. After graduating from Southern New Hampshire University where he got his degree in culinary arts.  Steve joined Kimpton in 2016 at Highball lounge in Boston and helped with the transition to what is now Better Sorts.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, the beach, and looking forward to embracing everything that is amazing here in San Diego.