Geoff Tracy, of Washington, D.C., graduated from Georgetown University in 1995 with a degree in theology. He then went on to graduate first in his class at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. Geoff opened the original Chef Geoff’s restaurant in 2000. The restaurant group serves hundreds of thousands of guests every year and employs more than 250 amazing people.
As an active member of the Washington D.C. community, Geoff has served as chairman on the executive board of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. Additionally, Chef Geoff’s has contributed to hundreds of charities and local schools and organizations in the form of silent auctions and fundraising. In 2014 Geoff cooked in the East Room of the White House as part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative. Geoff is also a member of the Washington-Baltimore chapter of the Young Presidents Organization.