CHEF JEFF & TOYA MISKIRI
CHEF JEFF MISKIRI, FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TOYA MISKIRI, VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Chef Jeffeary (Jeff) Miskiri is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of a unique collective of Black, family and woman-owned products and restaurants in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area with a proven commitment of excellence to the communities they serve. Chef Jeff's wife, Toya Miskiri, is Vice President & Chief Operations Officer, as well as, Co-Founder of Creole on 14th, Suga & Spice, Miss Toya's Creole House, Miss Toya's Soul Juice and Miss Toya's Southern Kitchen. Miskiri Hospitality Group recently expanded to Cleveland, OH with House of Creole.
Miskiri Hospitality Group includes: Po Boy Jim at 709 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 in the bustling Atlas District and 10000 Town Center Avenue, Columbia, MD 21044 in Downtown Columbia; Creole on 14th at 3345 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010 in the historic Tivoli Theater in Columbia Heights; Suga & Spice at 5557 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 500, Hyattsville, MD 20781 in the Hyattsville Arts District; House of Creole at 668 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114 in Downtown Cleveland; Miss Toya's Creole House coming in 2022 to 923 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910 in Downtown Silver Spring; and Miss Toya's Soul Juice and Miss Toya's Southern Kitchen coming in 2022 to 3200 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020 in Penn Branch.
CHIEF CULINARY OFFICER
Daouda Coulibaly began his culinary experience at the Riderwood Village senior living community at 17 years old. After successfully completing various restaurant positions, he transitioned his focus to his passion for cooking and curating gourmet dishes. He shadowed Riderwood Village's Executive Chef for 4 years and then entered culinary school to develop his technical approach and sharpen his skillset. After graduating from culinary school, he entered the workforce again at Ruby Tuesday's. Later, he was offered a Line Cook position at Po Boy Jim and after working under Chef Jeff for 4 years, he has elevated to his current role as Chief Culinary Officer.
DONTRELL A. SMITH
CHIEF OF STAFF
Dontrell A. Smith, a native Washingtonian, Dontrell is a Federal Government Financial Manager. Mr. Smith is a product of DC Public Schools where he graduated in 2006 from Wilson Senior High School where he was enrolled in the Academy of Finance program. In 2010, Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Howard University, and completed a Master of Business Administration the following year. While at Howard University, Dontrell was an active member of the National Association of Black Accountants.
In addition to his involvement with NABA, Dontrell is an active member Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, serving as Treasurer and member of the education committee. Dontrell is a past recipient of the DC College Access Program’s “Most Perseverance Award.”