Alexandria-based Typical Plate Hospitality (CPH) will fill its initial-ever foods corridor with offerings from founded area expertise — and just one culinary underdog winner of a televised competition it is contacting “Stall Wars.”
The Heights Foods Hall at Wisconsin Area debuts in December in a 10,300-square-foot stretch formerly occupied by Anthropologie and P.F. Chang’s (5406 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland).
The Heights carves out place for a sushi stall from Moon Rabbit chef Kevin Tien and a speedy-provide location identified as Further Rice from Kuya Ja’s Lechon Tummy chef Javier Fernandez. Other newly introduced names consist of Indian road foodstuff chef Priya Ammu (DC Dosa) spouse and children-owned chain Supreme BBQ and AunTea Boba and Arlington favored Mimi’s Handmade, which strategies to provide smooth provide, cookies, and pints of ice cream.
“We have been hyper-concentrated on who we wanted at first and ended up lucky to get everyone on board,” chef and CPH co-founder Chad Sparrow tells Eater.
But when his crew received caught on filling the last out there stall, Sparrow turned to his favored demonstrate Shark Tank for inspiration to find out the area’s future culinary celebrity. “Stall Wars” will enjoy out considerably like the strike ABC fact Tv set sequence that empowers the American dream, allowing unfamiliar entrepreneurs sell their enterprise pitch to a panel of judges.
“I’m no Mark Cuban but I’m lucky to be in a position to give an possibility to someone who could not have it,” says Sparrow.
CPH teamed with community ABC affiliate WJLA to televise the competitors on Good Morning Washington following month. CPH will waive buildout expenses and hand a one-year lease to the winner in a prize valued at $50,000. Hire will be a proportion of product sales, so there’s not a great deal chance for the awardee.
Contestants are invited to post two-moment videos by Thursday, September 15, telling their tale and what type of meals they prepare to provide. Applicants will be narrowed down to three finalists, who will showcase their stall idea and cooking techniques to the panel the