Chef Alberto Baizano
The head chef of the Ivy City SmokeHouse Tavern is Alberto Baizano, a native of Mexico who comes from a fifth generation culinary family. Chef Baizano, a graduate of the Morelos Culinary Institute, previously worked at a variety of well known DC restaurants including Occidental Grill, Zola, Cheff Geoff’s, and NoPa. He specializes in seafood, especially ceviche. While ceviche is not currently on the menu, we’re told that customers can expect to see it soon.