The executive chef of Sweet Home Café at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC. A graduate of the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, Grant began his culinary career at a young age, working with his mother at Andrews Air Force Base Officer’s Club. His skills were further sharpened in the Virgin Islands where he was awarded “Best New Chef in St. Croix” and “Young and Most Talented Chef in the Virgin Islands.” After returning to Washington, DC, Chef Grant was tapped as executive chef at the Mitsitam Native Foods Café at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. He was a critical part of the culinary team at the Mitsitam Café that won the 2012 RAMMY for Best Casual Restaurant. In 2018 and 2019 he was named a James Beard Best Chef Semifinalist: Mid-Atlantic.