• ABOUT private chef, no restaurant week

    Private Chef, No Restaurant Week introduces trendier ways to dine by producing fun, intimate chef-driven experiences that feature celebrity and aspiring top chefs.


    Each chef will bring their own original style and skills to show off for foodies and restaurateurs in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Foodies will also have an opportunity to hear from restauranteurs, entrepreneurs disrupting the food and beverage industry, executive chefs, and local farmers.


    Every day Private Chef No Restaurant Week brings something different to the table. Let's eat!

  • featured chefs

    Chefs Confirmed Weekly

    Martel Stone

    Executive sous chef at kith/kin

    Jonathan Bardzik

    Author of Seasons to taste

    TEDx Speaker

    Damian Brown

    owner of The Uncaged Chefs

    celebrity private chef

    Mike B.

    Owner at Soul-met

    Kareem "Mr. Bake" Queeman

    Owner of Mr. Bake

    Winner of discovery family's Bake It Like Buddy Competition

    Winner of America's Best Baker DC

    Tiffany Lightfoot

    Owner of My Cake Theory

    2 Chefs + A Pan

    Sheen Ricks and Darrell Stokes

    Authors of You Can Do It! Vol 1

    Bria Taylor

    Owner of Killa Cakes

    Chris Spear

    Owner of Perfect Little Bites

    Founder of Chefs Without Restaurants

    Anthony Thomas

    Owner of Chef Anthony Events

    4x Published Author

  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTS at a glance

    All events will take place in Washington, DC

    kick-off brunch & media party hosted by the founder of the private chef, no restaurant week. featuring masters of the craft md/dc winner elliot satterwaite, discovery family's bake it like buddy winner, kareem "mr. bake" queeman, Chef Mike B, nova food king, dmv foodie crew, and others.

    Sep 23: Chefs with Cookbooks at Walls of Books (3325 Georgia Ave NW)

    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Meet and greet with chefs turned authors. Find out the secret to the sauce, discover new recipes, and purchase autographed cookbooks. featuring jonathan bardzik author of seasons to taste, anthony thomas author of mommy, daddy What Is this? and meal prep is the new leftovers, & sheen ricks and darrell stokes authors of you can do it volume 1. This event is hosted by 8x published author nevin martell. free to the public.

    Sep 24: Chef Roundtables and Expo at The Carolina Kitchen (6501 America Blvd Hyattsville, MD)

    4 pm - 8 pm

    Designed for chefs by chefs. Workshops, panels, and dialogues to help provide support and resources for private chefs. Speakers include celebrity chefs, food publicists, photographers, distributors, restauranteurs, farmers, and professional service experts in collaboration with chefs without restaurants.

    Sep 25: A Plant-Based Lifestyle (619 Allison St NW)

    5 pm - 8 pm

    Explore a garden of botanical dishes & experience a journey of vegan and vegetarian food. This chef guided (scenic) tour through vegetation and floral backdrops will inspire and impress palates.

    Sep 26: Destination X (200 V St SW Dock A)

    5 pm - 9 pm

    Trying authentic, international cuisine on a private boat from your own private chef is a foodie-travel bug’s wildest dream come true. travel new flavors and delicious in collaboration with dine diaspora and our captain from DC Boating Adventures.


    Dock Party and Sailing.

    Sep 27: An Ode to Chocolate City at Coffy Cafe (3310 14th St NW Washington, DC)

    6 pm - 10 pm

    Hosted by wpgc’s Poet, featured chefs will interpret DC into edible form with all dishes infused or made with chocolate. eat through the District and experience a unique food journey featuring Kareem "mr. bake" queeman, owner or Mr. Bake, wanda henderson owner or wanda's on 7th and yahya sardari owner of coffy cafe.

    Sep 28: Closing Event - Chefs and Cocktails (James Creek Marina, 200 V St SW)

    8 pm - Midnight

    an upscale dining experience with small plates and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Guests will taste a variety of new, signature dishes tableside from their very own private chef and mixologist accompanied by music and beautifully curated themed tables

    This is your golden ticket to official Private Chef No Restaurant Week events. Note, this ticket does not provide access to the Chefs and Cocktails event.

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