‘Top Chef’ finalist Jen Carroll headlines Junior League of Washington’s Brookland Kitchen Tour


Washington, DC – The Junior League of Washington’s seventh annual Kitchen Tour will include a special stop featuring celebrity chef Jen Carroll, a two-time Top Chef contestant and owner and executive chef of Carroll Couture Cuisine.

The Kitchen Tour, happening Saturday, April 21, will spotlight unique homes and kitchens in the Brookland neighborhood in Northeast Washington. The tour will include stops at four homes with state-of-the-art kitchens in Brookland, with tastings and drinks served at each home from Washington-area restaurants and vendors.

Restaurants and bars providing food and beverage tastings include Mate Lounge, Insomnia Cookies, BlackFinn, Ridgewells Catering, Galley Foods, and DC Brau. Tour-goers will also have access to drinks at the Right Proper Brewing production house along the route, and VIP ticket buyers will have access to a special outdoor rose garden featuring award-winning rose from Barefoot Wine.

Carroll and Chef Billy Riddle, who will open The Finch in Philadelphia later this year, will be the featured chefs at one of the tour stops. Tour-goers will see Carroll and Riddle in action in a designer home and sample their food.

The tour will begin and end at Tastemakers, DC’s newest food hall and commercial kitchen. Tours begin every hour from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. General admission tickets are available for purchase at JLW.org/KTtickets for $40 and will be $45 at the door. VIP tickets are $50.

Kitchen Tour benefits the Junior League of Washington, an educational, charitable organization committed to developing exceptionally qualified female civic leaders who are prepared to address the ever-evolving needs of the Washington, DC, community through volunteer service, meaningful programs and initiatives, and innovative solutions.

When: Saturday, April 21, from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where: Brookland neighborhood, starting at Tastemakers, 1369 New York Avenue, NE, Washington DC

If you would like to attend the Kitchen Tour as a member of the press, please email Marta Hernandez at Communications@jlw.org.