Culinary Style: Spanish Cuisine
Restaurants: The Bazaar, minibar, Cafe Atlantico, Jaleo Tapas Bar, Zaytinya, Oyamel Cocina Mexicana
Born: July 14, 1969
Signature Dish: Liquid Olives
Education: School of Restaurants and Hotels of Barcelona
Awards: Best Chef: Mid Atlantic 2003 (The James Beard Foundation), Outstanding Chef 2008, 2009, and 2010 (The James Beard Foundation), Washington DC Restaurant Association (RAMW) Chef of the Year 2006 Notable Mentions: Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America in 2007, Prize for the Culinary Arts (Vilcek Foundation), Men of the Year 2009 (GQ Magazine)
DID YOU KNOW?
He was asked by the Secretary of Commerce to serve on the US Travel and Tourism Advisory Board