Jamie Bissonnette is the James Beard Award-winning chef and partner of Boston favorites Toro, a Barcelona-style tapas bar, and sister restaraunt Coppa, an Italian enoteca, in the South End. Toro also has homes in New York City, Bangkok, and Dubai. Bissonnette was awarded the inaugural People’s Choice: Best New Chef award by Food & Wine magazine. In May 2014, he was honored with the James Beard Foundation award for Best Chef: Northeast. In 2016, Bissonnette, alongside chef partner Ken Oringer opened Little Donkey, in Cambridge, MA.