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Donovan House
1155 14th Street NW Map Zentan at Google
Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Tel: 202.379.4366          
Website: Zentan
  • Do Not Disturb Restaurant Group (2009-2012)
  • Also, rooftop lounge, renamed DNV in 2013.
  • From opening to April 2012 Donovan House was a Thompson Hotel. In April 2012 became a Kimpton Hotel.
Designed by: Studio Gala
Dining Room Capacity: 115 (approx.)
(2009 - )

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Back of the House
Duration Name Position
2013 - Present Jennifer Nguyen Executive Chef
2010 - 2010 Tom Cunanan Sous Chef
2009 - 2011 Jason Zheng Sushi Chef
2009 - Present Jaime Montes De Oca Chef de Cuisine
2009 - 2013 Susur Lee Executive Chef
Last updated: 2013-03-19

  • The Donovan Hotel is named after William J. Donovan (1883-1959) a lawyer and soldier who was the first head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II, he ran the agency that was the direct precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The restaurant name Zentan apparently means "spy" in Mandarin.

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