Food with a side of film
Sat, June 16 | 8:00 PM
New Chefs on the Block is an intimate, multi-year portrait of two chefs and their staffs in Washington, DC who struggle to open and maintain their first restaurants. The film begins with each restaurant under construction and follows them through their first year of business.
As Chef and Owner Aaron Silverman puts it, “Our million dollars is gone… We got what we got, so we hope to be busy when we open.”
Starring Aaron Silverman of Rose’s Luxury and Frank Linn of Frankly…Pizza! Featuring legendary chefs and restaurateurs Danny Meyer (author, “Setting the Table”), Michel Richard (2-time James Beard Award Winner), Mike Isabella (Bravo Top Chef All-Star) and Washington Post food writer Tim Carman
Get ready to experience an amazing combination from Accio featuring vegetables from Topsoil that will surprise your palate! Presenting a taster of house smoked salmon and pickled mustard seed vinaigrette, baby potatoes and arugula, fermented radishes topped with fresh herb aioli, mint and basil!!
Come join us and hear the good, the bad and the ugly from experienced restaurateur, Sterling Grice, Accio’s CEO, Co-owner of Foo – Asian Street Food and owner of Part and Parcel Restaurant!
Sandi Irving, Executive Chef at The Kitchen – Accio and Former Executive Chef At Nimmo Wilderness Resort will be treating your senses with her delectable bites. Listen to her experiences working in the kitchen and the differences in new age food service with Accio.
The owner of TopSoil, Chris Hildreth’s mission is to create innovative urban agriculture that utilizes the unused areas in downtown Victoria by implementing productive gardens. The produce is then delivered directly to the surrounding restaurants within minutes of it being picked.
The vegetables used in Accio’s bites this evening will be coming straight from TopSoil.