Jorge Vallejo from Quintonil in Mexico City
Jorge Vallejo is the chef and owner of restaurant Quintonil in Mexico City and one of the most famous Mexican chefs in the world. After studying culinary arts in Mexico he worked in restaurants like Noma, Pujol and Diana at the St. Regis Hotel in Mexico City. Vallejo opened Quintonil in 2012 with his wife Alejandra Flores and in ten years, the couple had created a modern restaurant classic that focuses on fresh, local ingredients and traditional Mexican flavours.
Jorge Vallejo will tell us about his journey as a chef that brought him global fame and at the end of our talk he’ll reveal his favourite restaurant recommendations in Mexico, New York and the rest of the world.