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National Star, D.C. Favorite: Carla Hall, the co-host of the ABC network show “The Chew” and a headliner in D.C.’s Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show in 2017 has deep D.C. roots and an impressive career. Take a look at some of her career highlights and close ties to the nation’s capital: • Attended L’Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, Md., and graduated with a Culinary Career Training certificate • Started a catering company in Wheaton, Md. in 2001. That catering company eventually became Alchemy by Carla Hall • Held the post of executive chef of the Washington Club, a private Club, in the early 2000’s • Best known as a competitor on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and “Top Chef: All Stars,” gaining a following for her “Hootie Hoo” endearing catch phrase and her “cooking with love” philosophy • Has been on of the co-hosts of “The Chew” since September, 2011 when it started airing

Carla Hall

• Sits on the advisory committees for the James Beard Foundations’ Women’s Leadership Advisory Committee • Culinary Ambassador for Sweet Home Café at the Smithsonian National Museum for African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Photo left: Carla Hall. Photo courtesy of the James Beard Foundation.

Swizzle Chill Magazine Issue One  

Swizzle Chill Magazine is D.C.'s very own digital publication to discover new experiences and stories about local food & drink programs, rea...

Swizzle Chill Magazine Issue One  

Swizzle Chill Magazine is D.C.'s very own digital publication to discover new experiences and stories about local food & drink programs, rea...