bartonRestaurateur/hotelier/Party Planner and caterer par excellence Barton G. Weiss will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his eponymous restaurant by unveiling his newest event space, the 120-seat UpTop at Barton G., a handsomely designed area with a terrace overlooking the garden on the second floor of Barton G. The Restaurant at 1427 West Avenue, Miami Beach. He will also announce that a new Barton G. The Restaurant is slated to open early January 2013at 861 North La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.

The later will be the fourth themed restaurants —  Barton G. The Restaurant on South Beach’s West Avenue, Prelude by Barton G. in Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, and The Dining Room at The Villa by Barton G. (the former Versace Mansion)  — all with menus by Executive Chef Jeff O’Neill  .

Chef O’Neill has worked at Le Cirque, Charlie Palmer’s Aureole, Daniel Boulud’s Daniel and as Sous Chef alongside Eric Ripert’s Le Bernardin, before relocating to Palm Beach to open L’Escalier at The Breakers and later for a four year run as Executive Chef at the Trump Family’s Mar-A-Lago.