Jose  Chesa at 180 Xurros & Xocolata

About Jose Chesa



  • Chef of the Year, 2016
    Portland Monthly
  • Chef of the Year, 2014
    Portland Magazine
  • James Beard Nominee
  • Chopped Episode 22 Say Cheese!
    Runner Up

My Restaurants

    1818 NW 23rd Pl
    Portland, OR

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Jose  Chesa reviews  at
"1st 🥘Ever at Gramercy Tavern ; such a long day with a great success. Outstanding hospitality and amazingly helpful team at Gramercy. Thank you Chef Michael Anthony, you Abby Carlson for the amazing work so far. Thanks you Señor Vito and Matt, and thank you to Travel Portland for bringing us here! Just wait for the biggggg day tomorrow, goodness !!!! #travelportland #cheflife #truecooks"
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Chef Jose  Chesa reviews  at
"So many great memories happened in this place that used to be Fleur de sel restaurant ! Time goes so damn fast!!!"
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Chef Jose  Chesa reviews  at
"The recipe: Hard work, learning to fall in love with what you are doing is a plus-- I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work, the are zero shortcuts. That's it, that is the recipe. It will not always get you where you want but it will get you damn close. But I really do love this craft. #truecooks #cheflife"
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From My Menu