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The Team of Yara, Washington DC

Meet Our Acclaimed Team

Whether you're craving a savory brunch, anticipating a world-class dinner, or looking to end your evening with a delectable cocktail, our acclaimed team of expert chefs and mixologists is proud to serve you.  Yara is a rooftop restaurant and lounge unlike any other.

team roster of Yara

Team Roster

Those who make it happen...

Executive Chef - Jean Paul Poggi

Manager - Denis Dmitriev


Kelvin Sanchez Gutierrez

Eric Ramirez

Jessica Jean Charles

Rick Warson

London Mevaa


Larry Davis

Angel Llyod

Valentin Illev

Britney Warren

Jay Jalloh

Laura Phonharath

Food Runners

Ricardo Gonon Son

Jhabaria Benjamin

Juan Hernandez


Kate Carlow

Kiara Dade

Mikahla Roberts

Kiley Strong


Jimmy Chumbes

Ronel Torres

Diego Juarez Carbajal

Prep Cook

Raquel Galindo


Alejandra Galindo