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Daniel Bortnick - Firefly, Washington DC

Firefly’s executive chef, Danny Bortnick, is no stranger to the DC Metro area. Born and raised in Maryland, chef Bortnick is dedicated to supporting the region’s bounty. His commitment to seasonal, sustainable, and local food is evidenced by his ever-evolving menu, relationships with local farmers, and his bountiful organic garden. The menu at Firefly features timeless dishes, updated with passion and whimsy, all designed to be approachable and delicious. Many menu items were inspired by meals from Bortnick's childhood. The simple, clean flavors and seasonal products shine of every plate. And he is glad to be leading the kitchen right in his own back yard.

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Green Eggs and Ham

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