Elmwood at Sparks

In a cafe formerly offering a limited deli menu, Executive Chef Randy Cooper opened Elmwood at Sparks in the historic Sparks Building.  Continuously updating the menus, Chef Cooper works to incorporate high-quality local products into new menus.

A pioneer of Virginia Country Cuisine, Chef Cooper's innovative menu has made Elmwood at Sparks quickly become a local favorite.  Chef Cooper looks for those who are dedicated to natural and sustainable farming. Chef Cooper's menu showcases his blend of French and American training combined with his southern heritage.

Chef Cooper has worked in many prestigious restaurants over the past 14 years, Most Recently as the Executive Chef of the Grille at Prince Michel Vineyards, receiving the prestigious Four-Diamond AAA rating.