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James Menendez

Executive Chef

Chef Menendez began his culinary education at the Art Institute of Washington. He has worked at notable, award-winning Michelin-starred restaurants such as Grace, Sixteen, and Moody Tongue in Chicago, Saison in San Francisco, and Inn at Little Washington. He is passionate about cultivating new menus and executing them with seasonality and flavor. He also has a passion for football (otherwise known as soccer), and his love of the beautiful game and elevated cuisine called him to The Albion Manor.