Kitchen Tour

Welcome to the home of the seventh annual Junior League of Washington Kitchen Tour, happening Saturday, April 21. This year’s tour will feature the Brookland neighborhood of Northeast D.C. and include a tasting by celebrity chef Jennifer Carroll, a former Top Chef and Top Chef All Stars contestant.

General admission tours start every hour from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The tour will take you about two hours, is family friendly, and is worth one Membership Credit for JLW members. VIP ticket holders can attend any time, and will have access to a Rose’ garden at one of the homes.

Kitchen Tour is one of JLW’s premier annual fundraisers. It’s a walking tour of homes in D.C.’s hottest neighborhoods. This year’s attendees will experience Brookland, one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the city with many unique, single-family lot homes and renowned gardens.

Tour-goers can easily navigate the route using the JLW KT app and take advantage of special offers from Kitchen Tour donors.Tour attendees: Download the Kitchen Tour app: Android users, search JLW KT in the Google Play store, and Apple users can download it at

The tour will start and end at Tastemakers at 2800 10th St NE, a new gourmet food hall and incubator from the founders of Captain Cookie, on one of the first weekends it will be open to the public, and tour-goers will also be able to stop by the Right Proper Brewing Company Tasting Room for beer specials.

You can buy tickets here. They’re $40 online and $45 at the door. Tickets include tastings and drinks at the homes – including one where Carroll, who was a contestant on “Top Chef” and “Top Chef All-Stars” and opened Mike Isabella Concepts’ Requin, will give a tasting with Chef Billy Riddle.

The four homes on the tour will feature tastings and beverages by Mate Lounge, Insomnia Cookies, BlackFinn, Ridgewells Catering, Galley Foods, DC Brau participate in a wine pull, a drawing for great prizes, and an auction for gift cards to local restaurants and bars.

The Kitchen Tour committee would like to thank our generous sponsors for their support of JLW, including Jenn Smira Compass real estate team, Graystone consulting, Kearney & Company and Cvent.

For more information on any of these events or to become a Kitchen Tour partner, please email

JLW strives in all endeavors to be sensitive to the special needs of its members and guests. If you have any special needs pertaining to our event, please let us know.