kim wiesmann ★ general manager
Kim is a Cincinnati native, born and raised. She studied Advertising at Ohio University. She moved to Northern Kentucky and started in the hospitality career as a banquet server at a reception hall where she learned to tend bar and later met her husband, Eric. After that, she worked for Abuelos in Crestview Hills for 5 years, where she thrived in the fast-paced environment crafting cocktails and learning about tequila and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. She got married, moved to the Cincinnati area and started with Matt The Miller's at it's grand opening in West Chester as a bartender. She quickly established herself as a leader behind the bar and realized her potential in management when she was promoted to supervisor at our Kenwood location. She climbed the ladder quickly, honing in on her interpersonal skills and rose to Assistant General Manager within a couple of months. She served as Assistant General Manager until October 2018 when she moved back to her home store, West Chester, and was offered the General Manager position soon after.
Kim loves learning about history, reading, and spending time with her family; Eric and 2 year old daughter, Rowen. In her free time she likes to explore local breweries and distilleries, taking Rowen to museums, zoos, and aquariums and creating at-home-DIY projects.
Benjamin humbert ★ Assistant GENERAL MANAGER
edward ehlen ★ executive chef
Chef Edward Ehlen was raised in Dublin, Ohio. He started working for the original Matt The Miller's Tavern at the age of 19. Starting as a busser and food runner Edward was enticed by the idea of working in the kitchen. He loved the fast paced working environment and camaraderie between the cooks. Edward was fortunate enough to have been mentored by two of the best corporate and executive chefs. He rose through the ranks in the kitchen to become an integral member of opening every new Matt The Miller's Tavern. He went from Supervisor to Kitchen Manager, Sous Chef, and then onto Corporate Training Chef / Executive Chef. Currently, at 29, Chef Edward is one of the longest tenured employees of CLB Restaurants.
In his free time, Chef Edward enjoys attending Columbus Blue Jacket games, playing recreational hockey, playing with his pitbull Mumford, and spending time with his beautiful daughter Hadley.
Eduardo Lazaro ★ executive chef
Born and raised in Morelia Michocan, Mexico, Chef Eduardo's love for cooking began in his grandmother's kitchen. She began by teaching him how to make chilaquiles. At age 16, Eduardo and his family moved to the United States. He started working in the kitchen as a dishwasher at a couple of different restaurants. He found at home at Bravo and quickly worked his way to Line Cook, Supervisor, Sous Chef, and then Executive Chef. After his promotion he was transferred to Brio. Feeling that he had done all he could with and for that restaurant group, he left to learn about new food. After a couple of different restaurants, he found his home at Matt The Miller's Tavern.
CHAD STONEBURNER ★ FLOATING GM
Chad is from Harrisburg, Virginia. He went to school at Bridgewater College and during those years started bartending and supervising at The Inn at Ohio Northern. He began working for Matt The Miller's in July of 2014 and quickly became a bartender at our Grandview location. He worked his way up to Assistant General Manager in Dublin in 2016 and became General Manager of our Gemini location in 2017. He has since moved to our floating General Manager and assists all six locations.
Chad is married to Hannah and in his free time enjoys visiting breweries and vineyards, traveling, playing tennis, and spending time outdoors.