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Hail to the Chefs - Meet Some of Our Local Food Geniuses 

Learn and try some delicious recipes from some of the best chefs in the DC Metro Area and all of Northern Virginia!

 

Johnny Ray Owner/Chef

Johnny Ray Owner/Chef

Johnny Ray's Sultry Soul Food

Johnny Ray of Johnny Ray’s Sultry Soul Food in Herndon describes his food as “Good home cooked food full of flavor and love.” Check out his Cole Slaw recipe.

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Bar Manager/Sommelier Timothy Clune

Bar Manager/Sommelier Timothy Clune

Ovvio Osteria

Ovvio Osteria's Bar Manager and Sommelier has just the cocktail for you! Try his Ginger Snap cocktail and then visit the new Italian eatery for some more flavors of authentic cooking!

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Executive Chef Thomas Elder

Executive Chef Thomas Elder

härth restaurant

Chef Tom is beloved by many for his resourcefulness with locally-sourced food, his own rooftop beehives and hot pepper garden and not to mention the quality of his dishes. Try this delicious pumpkin spice cake with fluffy caramel frosting just in time for the holiday season!

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Executive Chef Justin O'Connor

Executive Chef Justin O'Connor

Guinness Storehouse® in Dublin, Ireland

While Dublin is indeed just a wee bit outside Fairfax County's borders, in honor of St. Patrick's Day we bring you a Guinness Beef Stew recipe from The Guinness Storehouse's® Executive Chef Justin O'Connor.

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Lauren DeSantis

Lauren DeSantis

Capital Cooking with Lauren DeSantis

Try this delicious recipe for Chocolate Mint Truffles by Lauren DeSantis. Lauren combines her passions for food and television in Capital Cooking with Lauren DeSantis, a television series highlighting the culinary and cultural riches of our nation's capital. (Image Courtesy: Emily Clack)

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Executive Chef Will Artley

Executive Chef Will Artley

Pizzeria Orso

Will Artley brings more than a decade of restaurant experience to his position as Executive Chef at Pizzeria Orso. Just in time for the holidays, Chef Artley has shared his yummy Eggnog Slushy recipe just for us! In February 2008, Artley was selected as one of eight chefs to participate in the White House Guest Chef program, where he prepared a coursed luncheon for 80 cabinet members and commissioned officers.

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Chef Richard Sandoval

Chef Richard Sandoval

La Sandia

Chef Richard Sandoval of La Sandia has created a delicious blend of guacamole - the perfect complement to any Mexican dish. Learn how to make it for yourself!

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Chef Bertrand Chemel

Chef Bertrand Chemel

2941 Restaurant

Test your culinary expertise with Chef Chemel's exquisite recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi.

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Chef Geoff

Chef Geoff

Chef Geoff's Tysons Corner

Chef Geoff has taken out all the guess work for his simple yet delicious recipe for Jumbo Shrimp and Very Gouda Grits. Watch as he cooks for the TODAY Show.

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Co-Owner/Mixologist Stefan Trummer

Co-Owner/Mixologist Stefan Trummer

Trummer's on Main

Stefan Trummer, the owner and in-house mixologist at the highly regarded restaurant Trummer's On Main, brings rare elegance and ambiance to two of his seasonal drinks. A Pumpkin Cocktail and a Hot Spiced Sangria. Trummer’s unconventional cocktails garnered praise for the restaurants in various media including being recognized as one of the “Top 10 Bar Chefs To Watch” of 2007 in Beverage Media and an inclusion on Bloomberg TV’s “Most Luxury Cocktails” special.

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Chef Bo Palker

Chef Bo Palker

Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro

Chef Bo Palker instructs us how to deliciously assemble Lobster Cohiba!

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Executive Chef Chris Clime

Executive Chef Chris Clime

PassionFish

Executive Chef Chris Clime of PassionFish in Reston, VA won Peoples Choice for Best Crab Cake at the 6th Annual I Love Crab Cakes Karen Cathey Competition on September 12, 2011. Brought to you by the American Institute of Food and Wine's DC Chapter, Clime competed against the District's best.

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Executive Chef Andrew Dixon

Executive Chef Andrew Dixon

Mad Fox Brewing Company

Andrew Dixon, executive chef at Mad Fox Brewing Company, shows you how to create a delightful Kale Salad with Poached Egg. Andrew came to Northern Virginia to work with culinary icon Michel Richard and arrived in the D.C. area from the Four Diamond Award-winning Semiahmoo Resort in Blain, Washington – consistently recognized as one of the Pacific Northwest’s top destinations.

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