2017 Chefs

Samuel Kim

1789 Restaurant

Washington, DC

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In 2004, Samuel Kim began working in the kitchen of 1789 and was soon tapped to become Sous Chef for the Clyde’s of Gallery Place opening. Kim relocated to New York City in 2007 and continued his culinary education at Michelin-starred restaurant The Modern, and then at Craft Restaurants Colicchio and Sons as Executive Sous Chef. In 2014, Kim returned to Washington, DC to serve as Executive Chef of 1789 Restaurant, bringing him back to where his passion for cooking began.