2022 D.C.-Chesapeake Rising Stars Restaurant Week

2022 D.C.-Chesapeake Rising Stars Restaurant Week

 
Chefs
 
Bobo Catoe | Alewife
Snakehead on a Stick: Fried Snakehead, Buttermilk Hot Sauce Marinade, Alabama White Sauce, and Oyster Sauce
 
Paolo Dungca | Hiraya
Cassava Cake, Crab Fat Lardo, Smoke Trout Roe, and Chives
 
Demetri Mechelis | Martha Dear
Red Kuri Squash, Spinach, and Halloumi Pizza
 
Masako Morishita | Maxwell Park
Braised Daikon, Dashi, Melted Brie, Shichimi Togarashi, and Garlic Chives
 
Laine Myers | Oro Pop-Up at Celladora
Sourdough Tonnarelli, Wild Mushrooms, Ambrosi Grana Padano, Black Pepper and Thyme
 
Game Changer
 
Angel Barreto Anju

Saengseon Gui: Battered Branzino, Braised Mu, Yangnyeomjang, and Herb Muchim

 
Concept
 
Sahil Rahman & Rahul Vinod | RASA
Open Sesame: Aussie Lamb Kebab, Peanut Sesame Sauce, Basmati Rice, Charred Eggplant, Cucumber, Pickled Onion, Mint Cilantro Chutney, and Mango Coconut Yogurt
 
Community
Fernando González & Debby Portillo​ | 2Fifty Texas BBQ
Niman Ranch Pork Spare Ribs, House Barbecue Sauce, and Honey Mustard
 
Sophia Kim | Longoven
Little Secrets: Toasted Coconut White Rum, Aged Rum, and Amaro Averna
Restaurateur
 
Brittanny Anderson Brenner Pass
Crispy Fried Sunchokes, Caper Ravigote, Cypress Grove Goat Cheese, Crème Fraîche, Fried Capers, Chive, and Lemon
 
Pastry Chef
 
Annie Coleman | Tail Up Goat
Corn Cake, Fennel Custard, Raspberry Orange Madeira Sauce, Olive Oil, Fennel Fronds, and Sea Salt
 
Baker
 
Rachel De Jong | Cou Cou Rachou
French Onion Croissant, Thyme, Bay Leaf, and Cypress Grove Goat Cheese
 
Chocolatier
 
Ashleigh Pearson | Petit Soeur
S'mores Bonbon: Vanilla Marshmallow, Salted Chocolate, Graham Cracker, and Chocolate Shell
 
Sommelier
 
Andrew Elder | Bresca
Nebbiolo, Bruna Grimaldi, "Badarina," Barolo, Italy, 2013 paired with Cervena Venison Denver Leg, Braised Shallots, Red Cabbage, and Sauce Perigourdine
 
Bartender
Andon Whitehorn | Alewife
Woodland Hunter: Roku Gin, German Amaro, Smoked Citrus Cordial, Coastal Tonic, and House Seltzer
 
Brewer
 
Josey Schwartz | Suspended Brewing Company
Leda of Peaches: Single Barrel Cuvèe, Aged Hops, and Maryland Peaches 
 
Mentor
 
Lee Gregory | Southbound
Grilled Aussie Lamb Shoulder, Persian Cucumber, Whipped Feta, Pomegranate, Smoked Olive Oil, Herbs, and Pita
 
Bonus Stops
 
HOST CHEFS
Opie Crooks, Andre Gaspar, and Alicia Wang | No Goodbyes at The LINE DC
Paris-Brest, Ember-roasted Vegetables, Spicy Sorghum, Campfire Cream, and Benne Craquelin  
   
STARCHEFS SUPPORTS
Kevin Tien | Moon Rabbit
Middendorf's Laing: Fried Catfish, Pea Leaves, Spinach, Kimchi, Gochugaru, and Pork Floss