Hours of Operation
Free garage parking
Meet Executive Chef Richard Falbo
Executive Chef Richard Falbo brings with him over twenty years of experience. His talent and dedication, ultimately earned Falbo a degree from the New England Culinary Institute as well as Texas Tech University where he received a degree in restaurant and hotel management. Prior to joining Vinifera, Falbo spent two years working for Passion Food Hospitality where he developed extensive skills in kitchen operations, managing and training kitchen staff, and designing and preparing menus for all occasions. Chef Falbo is thrilled to be heading Vinifera’s kitchen and looks forward to sharing his love of food with guests.
Meet Sous Chef Landon Barnes,
Vinifera’s new Sous Chef, Landon Barnes, comes with a creative mind and a passion for the food industry. Before coming to Vinifera, Landon built up his experience at a variety of restaurants in the Washington, D.C. and Virginia area, including Archies, Rustico, and Passion Fish Restaurant. Prior to that, Landon graduated from Northern Virginia Community College in Springfield, Virginia, where he studied Business.
Meet Sommerlier Angelo Perez
Sommerlier Angelo Perez joins Vinifera with a passion for wine and food. He comes with previous experience at a variety of high-profile restaurants in the Washington, D.C. area, including Art and Soul, Range by Bryan Voltaggio, 701 Restaurant, and Café Atlantico. A Certified Level II Sommelier, Perez recently completed the 2016 Sommelier Napa Valley and 2016 Premier Napa Valley Testing programs. Prior to that, he graduated from the Italian Wine Professional Course on Capitol Wine School.
The Westin Reston Heights
Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro is conveniently located adjacent to The Westin Reston Heights, surrounded by great shopping, area museums and galleries. The hotel is moments from Dulles International Airport and a short cab ride from our nation’s capital.