Alex Eusebio was born in Madrid, Spain, spent much of his childhood in the Dominican Republic and eventually found his way to New York city. There is flair and passion for Latin cuisine had an immediate impact on Nuevo Latino cuisine working alongside such notable chefs as Alex Garcia of Celle Ocho and James beard Award winner Douglas Rodriguez.
In 2002 Alex accepted his first position as executive chef for the boutique restaurant Cuba Cuba. Quickly making an impact on the local food scene, Alex gained respect from local and national food media and accolades including “Best of Denver,” “Top of Town” and HISPANIC magazine’s “America’s Top 50 Latin Restaurants.”
Looking for the next culinary chapter in his life, Alex moved to Los Angeles to oversee several restaurant projects – among them Mojitos, EIGHT-18 and Restaurant 15. Alex made his national TV debut on the hit BRAVO reality series “Top Chef” as a season 5 contestant. Immediately after the show Alex and wife Sara opened their first restaurant Sweetsalt. Now a staple and crowd favorite in Toluca Lake, CA, the gourmet cafe & bakery has helped put the Toluca Lake neighborhood on the culinary map. Most recently the Eusebios have expanded their restaurant holdings to include the newly opened Cascabel which features Eusebio’s hallmark Nuevo Latino cuisine.