Millennium Park | Chicago
Restaurante Quintonil / Polanco, Mexico
Jorge Vallejo effortlessly combines indigenous ingredients with exciting cooking techniques to create a seamless elevation of Mexican cuisine. After graduating from the Centro Culinario Ambrosía in Mexico City, Chef Jorge Vallejo took his culinary talent to sea as a chef on the Princess Cruise Line with routes through the Caribbean, Atlantic and Baltic. In 2010 he became executive chef of Restaurant Diana in the Hotel St. Regis in Mexico City. After a brief stint in the kitchens of world famous Noma in Copenhagen, he returned to Mexico and opened Quintonil, his own restaurant with his wife.