Chefs to Watch 2018: Jonathan Whitener, Here's Looking at You, Los Angeles

Scott Reitz

It's a few hours before dinner service at Here’s Looking at You, and Jonathan Whitener is hunched over a 25-pound shark pulled from nearby Santa Monica Bay. Two sous chefs watch closely from the end of the counter as Whitener lobs off the tail with a whack and then flops the shark over before his knife slicks through two more fins. “Feel this...