Chef Five Bites: Jaime Montes De Oca Jr.

Jaime Montes De Oca Jr. was tapped by chef Susur Lee (check him out on Bravo's Top Chef Masters) to head the kitchen at Zentan when it opened last year in the Donovan House. Before arriving in DC, Montes De Oca was executive sous chef at Lee's restaurant Shang in New York City. He has also worked at Gramercy Park Hotel, Tocqueville, Opia and Bandol.

1. Papusas at El Rinconcito

2. Deli chicken salad sandwich at Daily 14

3. Grilled baby octopus at Masa 14

4. Queso fundido at Oyamel

5. Margherita pizza at Il Canale

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