Meet The Team

    We are not only serious about our commitments, but we are capable of delivering on our returns    
Chef Morou is working to become a household name throughout the United States. He is the chef that brought you restaurants such as Kora and Farrah Olivia and headed up the kitchen in DC staples such as Red Sage and Signatures.     

Morou

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    Morou has appeared on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America and was one of the star’s of The Next Iron Chef, TBS' Dinner and a Movie, Cooking Live with Sara Moulton, CBS's The Early Show and has graced the cover of The New York Times Dining Out section    
    
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Growing up on the Ivory Coast, Morou’s first inspiration in the kitchen came from his mother.  Born into a large family, he would watch his mother create impromptu feasts for up to 40 people when extended family members stopped in to visit.  Combining African, French and Middle Easter flavors, she would turn everyday meals into celebrations.  This motivated Morou to develop his own signature appeal to his food through unique creations and innovative pairings.
    

Heather Ouattara

15+ years of Restaurant Management
Successfully run a Washington Post Magazine and Washingtonian Magazine top 100 restaurant (rankings of #12 and #23)
General Manager of Farrah Olivia when it was nominated for Best New Restaurant by the NRA in 2010
Hosted events and established connections for Fortune 500 companies such as BNA Bloomberg, Lockheed Martin and 
Sommelier status from Court of Master Sommelier’s (one of the only American wine and beverage groups that are internationally since 2009
Degrees in Business Administration and Human Resource Management
    
Sommelier status from Court of Master Sommelier’s (one of the only American wine and beverage groups that are internationally since 2009

About Us

   
Chef Morou has been featured on shows such as Iron Chef America, the Next Iron Chef, TBS Dinner and a Movie, and many local television shows. Currently, he has become an international spokes person for Dove in their new campaign to show how their cocoa is farmed.