La Cocina at the Cellar Upstairs

Collage of food items from the Jazz Bar menu

La Cocina at The Cellar Upstairs is located on the rooftop of the Winery building and is a best kept secret with locals. Open Tuesday thru Sunday, featuring delectable food and a fine selection of wine. Relax and enjoy the tremendous views overlooking the St. Augustine skyline.

Introducing Norberto Jaramillo

Executive Chef, La Cocina at the Cellar Upstairs

Norberto is deeply involved in conceiving new menus that emphasize local and sustainable ingredients with a technique-based approach. You can enjoy his varied menus, where you can savor exquisite fine dining, as well as exploring Chef Norberto’s casual culinary delights, paying tribute to the generosity of farms, fisheries, and artisans in North Florida.

Since Norberto moved to St. Augustine, he began building relationships with local markets and farms throughout North Florida and the idea of brotherhood, instilled in him by his own family, is one he has taken literally, mentoring many chefs under his guidance, including locally acclaimed chefs and some who have gone on to achieve international awards.

In his free time, Norberto loves to share a meal with his family. Most of the time, his wife and children do the cooking. He also takes pride in giving back to the community, working on charitable efforts, and joining other culinary leaders in collaborative organizations.

Executive Chef Norberto Jaramillo

Introducing Sebastian Sikora

Chef de Cuisine, La Cocina at the Cellar Upstairs

Sebastian, originally from Chicago and 1st generation Polish-American, has many, many years of experience in the culinary arts. He puts his passion for food into everything that he does. Sebastian began working in the industry for his parents at The Black Knight Deli, and since has worked in and managed kitchens all over St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra.

Recently he was Chef de Cuisine at La Cocina International Restaurant, St. Augustine Beach, as well as working The Master's Tournament and as private chef for celebrities like Michael Jordan, Dwight Freeney, and John Daly. One of his favorite quotes is by Chef Jaime Oliver, "Real food doesn’t have ingredients, real food is ingredients."

Chef de Cuisine Sebastian Sikora

La Cocina at the Cellar Upstairs Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Our Menu Selection

The Cellar Upstairs Bar and Restaurant Live Music Schedule