NFL player-turned-chef to open upscale restaurant in Hyattsville

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Courtesy of Huncho House

An NFL player turned chef on Guy Fieri shows is opening an upscale American fusion restaurant in Hyattsville.

Located at 6541 America Blvd. in the university town centre, Huncho House is the brainchild of chef Tobias Dorzon, who played with the Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers before retiring from football in 2012.

Dorzon then studied at the Culinary School of Washington Institute of Art and in Sicily, eventually working as a chef for an upscale restaurant in Houston and winning several Food Network competitions organized by Fieri.

A sample menu includes appetizers like deviled eggs with bacon jam and fried shrimp, specialty sushi, 16-layer oxtail lasagna, and jerk crab cakes, among other dishes.

The restaurant also offers what is billed as Prince George’s County chef’s first tableseats near the kitchen which must be specially reserved where you can speak directly with the kitchen staff.

Huncho House will have a series of soft openings starting Friday, August 12, but it’s already been listed as one of DC’s biggest areas. most anticipated restaurantsbecause the Highway 1 Corridor continues to be a foodie’s paradise.

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