Chef Tobias Dorzon
Chef Tobias Dorzon, 34, is an executive private chef, and founder of Victory Chefs Catering and The Victory Truck. As a first-generation American born and raised in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Chef Tobias grew up watching his Liberian father and chef in the kitchen, but opted to pursue football and attended Jackson State University on a full athletic scholarship.
After 3 years in the NFL and CFL, and studying at the Art Institute of Washington and abroad in Brazil, Chef Tobias began apprenticing at local restaurants. His career trajectory shifted, however, when retired Pro Bowler and Washington Redskin Santana Moss saw his Instagram photos and invited him to feed his family. Chef Tobias is unofficially THE chef of the DMV and, with 61K+ Instagram followers (which include Hollywood elite, pro athletes, etc.), is quickly becoming a celebrity in his own right.
Chef Tobias is one of very few African chefs selected to curate his very own private dinner at the world renowned James Beard House, and in 2019, he was featured in the 20th season of Food Network's Guy’s Grocery Games TV show.
Chef Tobias is passionate about bringing his upscale food experiences to the masses and is working to build a culinary empire that rivals the greats! When he isn't cooking, he's preparing and serving his food to the homeless, speaking to youth groups and, most importantly, spending time with his 2 beautiful daughters.