Malcolm Mitchell (finalist of season 8 of Food Network Star, Beat Bobby Flay & NDTV Celebrity Chef Chinese Competition) Currently Malcolm Mitchell is creating a new culinary concept Locality by Malcolm Mitchell, a casual café the feature local ingredients. Serving sandwiches soups & salads, looking to launch in DC & Baltimore 2016.
If receiving memorable mouth magic is your thing, then Malcolm Mitchell is the giver. Never satisfied with tradition, Malcolm has taken the culinary world by storm with his avant-garde blend of taste, texture, and style.
Thrown into the kitchen at the age of 12, alongside his Charleston-born mother of West Indian descent, Malcolm began his love affair with Southern-Caribbean (what he calls “Geechee”) cuisine.
After spending four years traveling the world in the Navy, Malcolm turned his passion for cooking into a career. He learned from various master chefs while he
developed his own style of cuisine, and obtained a degree in Advanced Culinary Arts in 2002. Malcolm Mitchell worked in major multi-million dollars hotels, upscale restaurants and production kitchens, also a culinary adjunct professor at Prince Georges Community College
Shortly thereafter, Malcolm funded his own signature company: M. Mitchell the Chef, a personal chef service & catering that catered upscale events and personal chef services to celebrity, NBA & NFL athletes such as Rashard Lewis, Javale Mc Gee, Antawn Jamison, John Wall, Nolan Smith, Leigh Torrence, Kris Jenkins to name a few.
Chef Malcolm has an A-list celebrity clientele that includes Chris Tucker, Shelia E. and Mary J Blige.
In 2007, Malcolm launched Brain Food, a healthy school lunch program that provides nutritionally sound meals from scratch while holding true to gourmet style. Chef Malcolm mantra is “We can’t educate a child’s mind in an unhealthy body” The success of Brain Food led to Malcolm’s involvement in Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign to fight childhood obesity, prior to that Chef Malcolm Mitchell was the feature chef for “Party with a Purpose” Democratic National Convention Denver Colorado for Barack Obama.
In 2011 Malcolm teamed up with Spike Mendelsohn of Bravo’s Top Chef on the 1st Kosher Food Truck in Washington DC and has since then been invited to be the featured Chef during the Jewish National Summit at the Red Rock Casino April 2013. He was also invited to the Chinese Culinary Competition in Times Square hosted by New Tang Dynasty to compete against world renowned chefs with traditional Chinese Dishes.
Chef Malcolm is no stranger to mass communications he hosted his own radio show “Chopin’ It Up with the Chef” on Radio One’s WOL 1450 Talk Radio in Washington DC. Malcolm Mitchell and his food have been featured in various magazines such as Food Network Magazine, Sister 2 Sister Magazine, Martha Stewarts Living & KRAVE also Malcolm was a contributing writer for the digital magazines Excell Style and Shirley Strawberry Magazine. He has been seen on Food Network Star (Season 8) Beat Bobby Flay, Fox & Friends and many local news shows in Washington DC and Richmond Va. discussing his Pop-Up Restaurant Concept Promiscuous Palate which has taken him all over the country; New York, Miami, Washington DC, Aspen CO. and Richmond Va.
The stars aligned in Richmond Va. at MINT where Chef Malcolm “Teamed Up” with Amy Ayers, well known restaurateur in Richmond VA to create Mint Gastro Pub by Malcolm Mitchell, voted Richmond Magazine Best New Restaurants 2014. The address is 2501 W. Main St. Richmond Va. 23220. We are excited to introduce the first restaurant featuring a Celebrity Chef in Richmond Va. .
Malcolm Mitchell has consulted to open and develop concepts & menus for many restaurants such as, Legendary Eats by Malcolm Mitchell in the Staples Center LA, Little Mexico Restaurant Richmond VA and the legendary The Howard Theatre Washington DC.
Malcolm Mitchell continues to create amazing cuisine & concepts and continues to further is brand throughout the country.