Washington, DC native, Chef Haidar Karoum’s passion for food developed at a young age while traveling Europe with his mother and father. This passion eventually lead him to study at the Culinary Institute of America. After graduation he found his way back to Washington, where he worked under some incredible mentors including Gerard Pangaud and Nora Pouillon. With experience under his belt Karoum partnered with others to open, Proof, Estadio Doi Moi in Washington D.C.
As of January 2018, Karoum broke off on his own to tackle is first ever solo project Chloe, located in Washington DC’s Navel Yard neighborhood.