If you’re thinking this name looks familiar, it’s for good reason–Jonah is the son of Mitchell Kaplan, the owner of Books & Books. After spending a few years in the sports business after college, Jonah returned home to Coral Gables to join his father at the store and manage the Café. Based out of the Coral Gables location, Jonah works to keep the Café running smoothly, manages catering requests, and more.
He gets in most days at 8 a.m., and some days as early as 5 a.m., and stays until the late afternoon overseeing a dedicated team that he describes as a family. He even eats most of his meals at the Café!
“I don’t think there’s any other restaurant in Miami where I could have breakfast and lunch every day and not get tired,” he says. Luckily, he’s also one of the Café’s biggest fans–ask what he recommends and he’ll tell you “everything!”
One of Jonah’s most important tasks? Planning out the future of the Cafe.
“We’re working on a smoothie menu,” Jonah said.