Jesse Cavazos 2019 Nick’s Fish Dive & Oyster Bar Chef Jesse Cavazos is a graduate of The Art Institute of Dallas. After graduating, he worked for six years at the popular W Hotel Restaurant, CRAFT in Dallas, Texas. Starting as a line cook at CRAFT, he would eventually work his way up the chain of command to Sous Chef, under the direction of Executive Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio. His style is heavily influenced by the time he spent working under Chef Colicchio and he is excited to add his creative flair to the menu at Nick’s Fish Dive & Oyster Bar in The Woodlands, TX. Cavazos has consecutively placed in the "Top 3" at Wine & Food Week’s Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase event in The Woodlands, Texas, where 50 chefs come together from all over the world to compete in a blind competition for a shot at the 1st place cash prize of $5,000 and the National Waterford Crystal Chef of Chefs Award.