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Dadisi Olutosin
Worked at The Global Palate™
Attended Morehouse College
Lives in Washington, DC
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Important things going on in this pan. What's happening in yours this morning? 🍳🍳🍳

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What's on your dinner agenda tonight folks? My mind, plate and tummy is squarely focused on this #ribeye.

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Hats off to Mayor Muriel Bowser (@mayor_bowser) for her support of the continental African community in DC.

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This about sums it up... Happy Tuesday folks.. ☕☕☕

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It's #NationalPancakeDay. This is what I'm having for dinner. Who's with me?

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It’s Officially Fall! Here Are 8 Foods to Get You in the Spirit. Are you ready?

http://blog.williams-sonoma.com/best-fall-recipes/

📷 : +Williams-Sonoma

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It's #NationalCoffeeDay. That's everyday for me. ☕☕☕

Have you had you cups today?

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We've all been there, right? LMAO

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The vibrant colours, energy and dance of West Africa. Senegal to be exact.

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I love living in a city which recogises its diverse continental African communities in the way that Washongton, DC does.

The Mayor's Office of African Affairs is celebrating 10 years in existence and I'm proud and happy to be one of the guests.

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Imagine this as one of your first Autumn dinners.

DISH : Braised Short Ribs, Gnocchi, Asparagus, Carrots

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Guess which one I am watching this high school play from my #Steelers?

Still lots of time left in this game but I don't see us winning. My fantasy team is done this week. Ha!

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Occupation
Culinary Aficionado and Future Restaurateur
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Cooking, Thinking, Information Technology, Creative, Public Intellectual, Very Special Person
Employment
  • The Global Palate™
    Executive Chef, 2015 - 2016
    The Global Palate™ private dining experience bringing global flavours and spices to you in a Chef's Table atmosphere. The dinners are primarily held in Washington, DC but will also serve as a traveling popup dining experience in cities like New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Charleston. If you're interested in participating send all queries to CenterPlateSC@gmail.com for more information.
  • Southern Chefs TV
    Culinary Adviser and Mentor Judge, 2013 - 2014
    SOUTHERN CHEFS: an original competition series featuring the cooking styles of self-proclaimed Southern Chefs vying for the title "Southern Chef All Star."
  • Park View Patio
    Executive Chef, 2013 - 2014
    Executive Chef at Park View Patio in Washington, DC, specialising in Gourmet Comfort Food influenced by the American South, the Caribbean islands and West African culinary traditions; plated with a European Flair : I call it Soul Fusion
  • Sequoia Restaurant (Ark Restaurants Corp.)
    Executive Sous Chef, 2012 - 2013
    For over 23+ years Sequoia has been a landmark restaurant located on the Washington Harbour overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, DC. I work with a team of chefs including the Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine and other sous chefs to develop seasonal menu's for creative American and international cuisine. On a day-to-day basis I'm responsible for the overall operations of the kitchen including but not limited to inventory, kitchen staff work schedules, food distributor management, food costs, kitchen budgets, hiring, working with the front of the house management and staff to insure communication of the kitchens vision on all things related to our cuisine. This is only a short list of my day-to-day responsibilities.
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Àwọn ọmọ Yorùbá | Executive Chef | Restaurantuer | Entrepreneur | Coffee, Wine, Culinary Arts | DC | NYC | Global
Introduction
Food is my passion.  Sharing that passion with others brings me joy.   My cuisine is eclectic yet down home and comforting.  I focus on gourmet comfort food with influences from the American South, Low Country and New Orleans Creole, the Caribbean, French and the West African cuisines of Senegal and Nigeria.  

They call me Culinary Sith Lord, Gastro Sadist, Executive Chef and sometimes even by my name. I'm just here to cook and share my passion for it.
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Family, Food and Life are my passions. I'm more than just a chef. I am Hu-Man!!!
Education
  • Morehouse College
    Computer Science, 1984 - 1988
    Studied my Spelman College sisters and went to class every now and then.
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Chef Dadisi
Had a great time.
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reviewed a month ago
Great experience. Love the new Copper Mill restaurant and bar concept.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Great spot. Love the remodeling in the rooms.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
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Good service and comfortable bed. Nothing else to say.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago