An award winning Irish chef has debuted a signature menu of the Gallery's Garden Café at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.
Originally from Dublin, Chef Cathal Armstrong is the latest in a list of well known chefs to create a rotating exhibit-themed menus for the pop-up Garden Café Americana. His new menu is presented in partnership with Restaurant Associates and Executive Chef David Rogers at the National Gallery of Art.
The new Garden Café Americana menu, available October 2, is presented in partnership with Restaurant Associates and Executive Chef David Rogers at the National Gallery of Art.
Armstrong is the owner and executive chef of Restaurant Eve in Alexandria, Virginia. Armstrong runs his business alongside his partner Meshelle, and together the husband and wife team have established Eamonn's A Dublin Chipper, PX, The Majestic, Virtue Feed & Grain, Society Fair, and Bar TNT.
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He drew inspiration for the American style menu in part from his love of classical wooden furniture.
"I enjoyed working with my hands, learning the craft of handmade furniture, while developing a passion for classic furniture construction. It is through this appreciation that I am honored to work with the National Gallery of Art and celebrate a craft that I truly love," said Armstrong.