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Blend 111

Latin and European Plates Paired with Natural Wines

"The Patio" and socially distributed indoor seating are open

Tuesday - Sunday: Dinner: 5:00pm to close

Saturday - Sunday: Lunch/Brunch: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Reservations Recommended

Authentic Food & Wine

Our Team

Michael Biddick, Sommelier / Owner

Vienna resident Michael Biddick is the head sommelier and owner of Blend 111. He is a Master of Bordeaux wine, a certified French Wine Scholar (FSW) and was trained by the Court of Master Sommeliers. Author of the award-winning book “43 Wine Regions” (2018) Michael has been a contributor to Somm Journal, Food and Travel, and Go World Travel magazines. Michael also founded one of the fastest growing information technology firms in the country in 2009, earned a Master of Science in Information Systems from Johns Hopkins University & undergraduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Michael speaks English, Spanish and French. He is also a certified barista & coffee roaster. He opened Blend 111 to bring a unique multi-cultural dining experience to Vienna and create an environment for guests that is similar a restaurant experience in Barcelona or the South of France. 

Andrés-Julian Zuluaga, Executive Chef

Rooted in Caribbean and South American cuisine, Blend 111 Executive Chef Andrés-Julian Zuluaga exhibits a strong work ethic, composure, and ability to adapt while utilizing farm-to-kitchen ingredients and modern expression of classic flavors. Prior to Blend 111, Andrés-Julian was the Executive Chef at The Sovereign as well as Sous Chef at Fiola Mare and Del Mar by Fabio Trabocchi and spent his first couple of years in DC with Wolfgang Puck.  He is an advocate for transparent sourcing and local products to deliver compelling Latin and European plates at Blend 111. Andrés-Julian is constantly seeking to expand the culinary boundaries of guests as they taste traditional flavors in modern plates. Chef Andrés-Julian continues his quest for inspiration with new challenges that will add a creative touch to Blend 111 dishes but stays true to what he knows matter most, the refined details.

Elijah Pointer, Team Lead

Elijah Pointer leads our server and bartender team, with over fifteen years of experience in the hospitality industry. A graduate of California State University Los Angeles, Elijah traveled extensively throughout Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Peru. Elijah is a strong supporter of workplace ethics and has a deep commitment to the health of the planet and all that inhabit it. Elijah is a leader in sustainability and organic living and has volunteered on farms and learned the many ways that we can live and thrive nurturing the planet through food production. Elijah is a strong believer in communications and building and fostering teams that convey our values and commitment to Blend 111 goals.

Brian Williams, Sous Chef

Blend 111 Sous Chef, Brian Williams brings his years of culinary expertise to our Latin and European inspired plates. A graduate of La Academia de Cuisine, Brian has spent the last five years at Restaurant Eve, Pluma and the Tasting Room honing his cooking and leadership skills. Well versed in classic French cuisine, modern pastry dishes and authentic flavors, Brian has a passion for local ingredients. Fueled by his culinary passion, Brian experiments with an array of quality ingredients, culinary techniques, and styles to hone his cooking skills. Brian brings global influences that were integral to his training to Blend 111 tables. He draws inspiration from the environment, the cultural diversity of the region and local markets.

Head Pastry Chef, Marion Lancial

Vienna resident Marion Lancial, Head Pastry Chef, brings her creative designs to Blend 111 tables. She enjoys creating regional specialties that evoke specific tastes and flavors. Originally from Normandy France, Marion is passionate about food and respectful of using organic and seasonal products. She is constantly exploring new flavor profiles and ingredients to create new desserts that compliment Blend 111’s food and wine program. Prior to Blend 111, Marion spent time with La Table d’Alex in France before relocating to the northern Virginia region. Marion also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from EAC, Paris and a Master’s of Music in piano.

About Us

Location

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Blend 111 Food & Wine Bar

111 Church St. NW Suite 101
Vienna, VA 22180
1-571-363-3613
contact@blend111.com  

Tuesday-Sunday

Dinner: 5:00pm - Close

Saturday/Sunday

Lunch/Brunch: 11:30am - 2:00pm  

No cash is accepted. No pets on the patio (except service animals)  

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