Chef Guillermo Tellez
At Square 1682, located inside the Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Chef Tellez combines his global influences with sustainable and organic practices to create a forward-looking restaurant that's abuzz with both locals and tourists. Tellez doesn't hide his pride in the city's emergence as a true dining destination. This video is part of the Philly Te Ama video series, featuring celebrity fans of the city along with local Hispanic leaders and their thoughts on why the region is a great place to live work and play. The series, available on the Philly Te Ama section of visitphilly.com, includes 10 three- to five-minutes videos.
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