Chef Dionicio Jimenez

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Chef Dionicio Jimenez -: El Rey, 2013 Chestnut Street, (215) 563-3330, elreyrestaurant.com Jimenez, executive chef of Stephen Starr’s stylish Center City taqueria El Rey, entered Philadelphia’s restaurant scene through the inauspicious dish pit. He worked his way through the top kitchens of Marc Vetri’s eponymous dinner destination and Xochitl before landing at El Rey, where he crafts soulful but accessible renditions of Mexican home cooking, including fresh ceviches, chiles relleno and lamb mole negro.Chef Dionicio Jimenez -:Jimenez, executive chef of Stephen Starr’s stylish Center City taqueria El Rey, entered Philadelphia’s restaurant scene through the inauspicious dish pit.


He worked his way through the top kitchens of Marc Vetri’s eponymous dinner destination and Xochitl before landing at El Rey, where he crafts soulful but accessible renditions of Mexican home cooking, including fresh ceviches, chiles relleno and lamb mole negro. El Rey, 2013 Chestnut Street, (215) 563-3330, elreyrestaurant.com


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