• Matthew
    • Master chef
  • Italian
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Modern American
  • Spanish

Signature dish:  

Watermelon Salad

About Me

I am a DC/VA based chef with over 25 years of cooking experience in many types of cuisines. Much or my professional experience has been at top restaurants in New York City, San Fransisco, Boston and Washington DC.
Through the years I have traveled extensively through Europe and Asia strolling through markets and tasting the regional cuisines of each country. My true passion is for cooking authentic Italian food but I have experience working with flavors and ingredients from around the world.
My food is simply prepared, locally focused, beautifully presented and most importantly, delicious!
I have always loved making people happy through food. Sometimes in restaurants Chef’s lose the connection between them and the guest. That’s why Table at Home is so special, we can really taylor the food and experience to your preferences.
I look forward to cooking for you!


DC and DMV

  • 2-3 Course Plated Meal
  • 4+ Course Plated Meal
  • Banquet Meal
  • BBQ
  • Brunch
  • Cooking Lesson
  • Party canapes

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Reviews (2)

  • Honestly couldn't say enough positive things about Chef Adler and the assistant who accompanied him for our event! The entire coordination piece leading up to the event couldn't have gone more smooth. We had 20 individuals in attendance for our elegant evening cocktail party, and they were both friendly, professional, and absolutely amazing throughout! We received raving reviews for the food he prepared, and we had one guest who had an allergy to gluten, for whom he made a separate dish. They both took care of the entire cleanup (kitchen was probably cleaner than when they arrived honestly). Will definitely be requesting Chef Adler for future events! 5/5 review without question!

    • Worked on November 13, 2018
  • Matt was terrific throughout the entire process... culminating in a spectacular 5 course meal for 8 guests at our home; we've all been raving about how great the meal was for days. During the proposal process Matt talked about his well-traveled experiences as a chef and his focus on the details, which includes locally sourced ingredients prepared thoughtfully. Most importantly, Matt carefully considered what I was requesting and developed a fantastic menu (Italian / Mediterranean inspired), that we discussed and he was willing to refine (though we did not end up doing so). He requested to see the setup in my house to prepare for the event as well as help meet me at a local shop to select wines to pair with the meal. There are so many great things to say... he showed up as discussed, he timed the service of welcome drinks and hors d'ouvres for our guests perfectly, the meal as I already mentioned was amazing, and he even cleaned and loaded the dishwasher. The setup in my home had Matt interacting with my guests before the actual sit down portion of the meal and he encouraged and entertained questions warmly and enthusiastically. As someone who considers himself a well-seasoned cooking enthusiast, I can tell you that Matt did not disappoint and I would recommend him without hesitation and am only waiting for another event to throw to ask him if he's available.

    • Worked on October 10, 2018