Chefs to Watch 2014: Justin Slojkowski and Dave Gulino, Box Kite, New York City

Maisie Wilhelm

Justin Slojkowski and Dave Gulino could stand out solely for running what is probably New York City’s tiniest restaurant—the space only seats 10—but the pair has garnered recognition for their ambitious tasting menu at Box Kite, in the East Village. They’ve just announced plans to open in a larger space, but for them, larger means 20 seats, and their personal approach will remain.

As co-executive...