We are a chef-driven restaurant. Our passion for food and fine dining comes first for our guests. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable culinary experience.
Chef John Paul Iacobucci (JP) was named executive chef of M at Miranova (M) in January 2019. Chef Iacobucci’s professional path began as a dishwasher when he was 16. He ultimately fell in love with the fast pace of the restaurant industry and quickly worked his way up.
While attending Columbus State Community College’s Apprentice Program in 2009, he became a line cook at Martini Modern Italian (Martini). From there, he was promoted to sous chef at Ocean Prime Dallas and eventually moved back to Columbus. He joined the Martini team once again, this time as a sous chef and was eventually promoted to executive chef. Most recently, Iacobucci served as the executive chef at The Guild House.
Iacobucci traces his love of cooking back to his childhood with his large Italian family in Marion, Ohio. He has fond memories of visiting his grandmother, picking fresh herbs and vegetables in her garden and learning to make pasta, meatballs and sauce from scratch. Although Iacobucci loves learning new cooking techniques, his favorite culinary style is still Italian and his favorite dish to serve to family and friends is spaghetti with tomato sauce.
He says that all chefs can benefit from a hunger to learn more and from striving to do better. With a decade of experience with Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, his mission is to constantly learn more about his ingredients and where they came from.
Iacobucci resides in Reynoldsburg. Outside of work, he enjoys playing golf, listening to rock and roll, and spending time with his children.
Joe Hahn is passionate, driven and has more than a decade of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry.
While attending The Ohio State University, Hahn began his career in 2002, with an upscale steakhouse chain. Starting as a busser, Hahn moved through the ranks, ultimately serving as the company’s assistant food and beverage director at their location in Cincinnati. After eight years, Hahn moved back to Columbus and joined a different restaurant company as a beverage manager. Hahn always admired CMR, knowing its reputation for delivering genuine hospitality as well as putting emphasis on the importance of company culture, and the growth of its associates. In 2014, Hahn became part of the Hudson 29 Kitchen + Drink (Upper Arlington) opening team as a dining room manager. He then served as beverage manager until his recent promotion to general manager at M.
His favorite thing about working with CMR is how the leadership team is genuinely interested in taking care of their associates and making them better today than yesterday. Additionally, Hahn’s advice for those interested in pursuing a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry is to master the fundamentals, strive to be an expert in every job you do, take full accountability and to learn the most you can.
Favorite Dish: The Crispy Buttermilk Chicken sandwich and fries at Hudson 29.
Hahn is a Level 1 Sommelier and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from The Ohio State University. He resides in Columbus’ Italian Village with his wife, Corin, and their dog, Gimlet. When he’s not working, he enjoys playing golf, learning about wine and trying new restaurants.