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Top Chefs and Tennis Stars Unite at Citi Taste of Tennis


Top chefs from the DC restaurant scene and international tennis stars were brought together for one night at the Citi Open Taste of Tennis. This event kicked off DC’s tennis tradition, the 2018 Citi Open, with an evening filled with bites from the city’s top chefs as and offered guests an opportunity to mingle with star chefs and some of the biggest names in the tennis game. Food highlights from the evening included small plates from:



Edward Lee, Succotash

Zach Smith, The Hamilton

John Mooney, Bidwell

Jeff Buben, Woodward Table

Amy Brandwein, Centrolina

Alex McCoy, Lucky Buns

Nicholas Tang, DBGB Kitchen & Bar

Jernard Wells, "Chef of Love"

Ron Duprat, Bridgewater Club

Roberto Santibañez, Mi Vida

Erik Bruner-Yang, Maketto

Warren Brown, Cake Love

Teresa Mollegas, Pie Sisters

Cathy Do, Sugar Lab

Paola Velez, Iron Gate

Shorne Benjamin, Chef Shorne


Guests interacted with various chefs as well as tennis players in attendance, including Alexander Zverev, Marecelo Mel, Naomi Osaka and more.