Chris Bassett is DMV born and bred. Born in Cheverly and raised in Alexandria, Chris
has spent the majority of his life in this area.
Chris graduated from West Potomac high school in 1996, after which he moved to Florida where he fell in love with the hospitality/Food & Beverage industry.
In 2007, Chris graduated, with honors, from the esteemed Le Cordon Bleu in Miami.Since his graduation, He has created, directed, and implemented several cocktail and food programs throughout the DMV area.
Currently Chris is part owner in Myron Mixons Pitmaster BBQ in Alexandria, VA.He is in the writing stages of his first cookbook, “Cooking with Spirit”, where he lets the reader into his love of not only food, but cocktails as well.
In August of 2018, Chris tied the knot with his best friend, Candiace Dillard a.k.a. Miss United States 2013. Candiace and Chris currently reside in National Harbor, MD, and are cast members on Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of Potomac.