A 40 year veteran of the hospitality industry, Mike Cordero has always always possessed the innovative instinct and relentless drive needed for the fast paced, ever-changing restaurant business. His Northern Virginia restaurants have been featured in publications including the Washington Times, Washington Post, USA Today, CNN, Restaurant News, Restaurant Magazine, Restaurant Institute, and Restaurant Hospitality Magazine. Quoted on being one of the new tastemakers in the Washington DC area, Chef Cordero is known for his culinary creativity and thriving restaurants that give back to the community.