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Jesús Gómez

A talented owner-chef with a passion for traditional Castilian-La Mancha cuisine

Jesús Gómez-Monedero is chef and owner at restaurant Palio. Jesús runs his family’s fine-dining establishment together with his brother, host and sommelier Isaac. As a young boy, Jesús already loved working with food as he helped his father in the bakery. After his culinary education under top chef Pepe Rodriguez, Jesús joined the kitchens of several top restaurants. In 2009, Jesús decided it was time to open his own establishment, Palio. Here, he conjures up his excellent traditional Castilian-La Mancha cuisine.

To me, cooking is based on two principles: the head and pocket. The head gives you the knowledge to correctly cook the dish and to apply the appropriate method to each ingredient, and the pocket allows you to have access to different ingredients.

Jesús Gómez



Ocaña - Toledo, Spain
JRE JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs

Palio restaurant consists of a young team, led by the Gomez-Monedero brothers: chef Jesus and host and sommelier Isaac. Together, they have realized their dream in this gastronomic project of hope, innovation, and flavour. The elegant and cozy restaurant has a great wine cellar with a broad selection of national wines to accompany the different menus and the delicious homemade bread.

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