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    Troy Clayton is the Chef and Owner of Geranio Restaurant. His prestigious culinary career has taken him across Europe and through some of the most well known kitchens in the world. Starting in 1987, he cooked in Todi Italy, Paris France, London England, and back to the United States. Chef Clayton cooked with names like Anthony Worrall Thompson, Marco Pierre White, James Martin, Jean Louis Palladin and Guenter Seeger in world-class establishments like 190 Queensgate, Dell' Ugo, Resto Des Amis, The Watergate Hotel, The Mandarin Oriental, and Hyatt Hotels. He has received awards from Best Chef America, Academe Culinary de France, and American Express "Young Chef of the Year".

    Chef Troy Clayton purchased the historic Geranio Restaurant in Old Town Alexandria in September of 1998. Geranio is an intimate, 110-seat Italian Restaurant and continues to receive critical acclaim from a plethora of traditional and social media. Geranio has been published in The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, The Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine and more. Geranio continues to receive critical acclaim including "Best of Awards" on Open Table, Zagat, Trip Advisor, Yelp, and others, rating in the top 10 of over 600 restaurants in Alexandria..

   Please feel free to contact Troy Clayton by email by clicking here.