• Private Chef Isaiah DC and DMV
  • Italian
  • Mediterranean
  • Mexican
  • Modern American

Signature dish:  

Grilled Stuffed Porkchop

About Me

I am an award-winning Chef who originally hails from the District. I served 13 years of military service in the Army. During that time I traveled the globe and gained an appreciation for food like no other. That passion led me to obtain a bachelor’s in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales University.
I have been a personal chef to the highest military leadership and a state governor, sous chef, and an executive chef, I have held the chef title in Iceland, Italy, Denmark, and throughout the US. But while traveling I felt there was more I could do with food that just feeds people. I want to make a difference in this world. That drive led me to get a master’s degree in Sustainable Food Systems. With the knowledge I have gained from that program I hope to improve the food system through food service.
In addition to being an active member of kitchens and a proponent of sustainable food systems, I am pursuing a in Education. My research is examining food literacy in school-aged children and how it contributes to their academic success.
Currently, I am the executive chef for a school district in northern Virginia.

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Reviews (13)

  • Excellent experience. Very personalized, tied the menu and beverage pairings to the local market and his culinary history. Even cleaned every party of the kitchen when the meal was done. Amazing experience overall.

    • Worked on September 8, 2020
  • Chef Isaiah was amazing. He clearly has a true passion for what he does and takes it seriously. Every course was bursting with flavor. Very professional, prompt, and most of all wife approved!

    • Worked on August 3, 2020
  • Could not have had a better experience for a romantic dinner with my wife celebrating one of those special birthdays that come every 10 years! Chef Isaiah was very professional, prompt, clean and the food was amazing! He grows many of the herbs himself, has special local sources for seafood, meat, salads etc. He is a pleasure to speak with while preparing the meal, full of great stories of his cooking experiences. Would not hesitate to bring him in again for another special occasion and highly recommend him to anyone who desires a special dining experience at home.

    • Worked on July 13, 2020
  • Chef Isaiah was simply amazing! His menu was filled with savory and sweet combinations that left us wanting more. His professionalism and demeanor made our first Table at Home experience terrific. My wife was completely surprised for her Valentine's dinner that chef prepared. Without hesitation I would reserve Chef Isiah again. Thank you Chef and see you again soon!

    • Worked on January 24, 2020
  • Chef Isaiah was great to work with. He was quick to respond and on time. The food was delicious. Everyone had a great time. I'd definitely recommend him and use his services again.

    • Worked on December 29, 2019
  • Isaiah presented an exquisite meal for our business gathering in Arlington. An excellent communicator, Isaiah also was more than willing to create beautiful "mocktail" pairings with each course of the meal. Each course was beautifully presented. We are so impressed with Isaiah--thank you so much for making our evening fantastic and memorable.

    • Worked on March 21, 2019
  • Chef Isaiah was amazing. He listened to our preferences and delivered a one of a kind memorable dinner. I couldn't be happier. He was timely and also left the kitchen spotless. I'll definitely be using this service again.

    • Worked on February 5, 2019
  • Isaiah made us a fabulous meal. He sent a very thoughtful and delicious menu ahead of time, and delivered in full. He came on time and prepared everything on time, and brought everything he needed for the night. He also left the kitchen just as he found it which was much appreciated. I would highly recommend Isaiah for all of your cooking needs.

    • Worked on January 24, 2019
  • Chef Isaiah was terrific! He was prompt to arrive and setup. His food was 5 star. We had a birthday dinner party for 12, and we worked together on the menu. The food was spectacular! I look forwarsnto working with Isaiah again. Thank you for such ansoecial night!!

    • Worked on January 21, 2019
  • Chef Isaiah was top notch in every regard. He went the extra mile to accommodate our family’s individual dietary restrictions. In the planning phase, he was communicative and gracious. All the food was incredibly delicious and presented in gourmet style. He cleaned up and had our kitchen looking good as new in amazing time. 5 star experience all around!

    • Worked on December 8, 2018
  • Chef Isaiah created an amazing Sicilian feast to help us celebrate my dad’s birthday. He was professional, personable, and highly skilled! I’d recommend him to anyone looking for a 5-star meal in the comfort of their own home. Thank you, Chef!

    • Worked on November 26, 2018
  • Chef Isaiah was AMAZING. Five star dining in the comfort of your own home. His attention to detail in plating, knowledge of the food and presentation was one of my best dining experiences.

    • Worked on November 26, 2018
  • Isaiah provided an outstanding experience creating a dinner for 12 people. It exceeded our expectations in every way. The food was delicious, with the short ribs a particular stand out. All aspects of the presentation and service were excellent. He did an excellent job meeting our need for the food to be gluten and dairy free and to have a vegan option. He made a special occasion very memorable for all. I highly recommend him.

    • Worked on November 21, 2018
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