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ROOTS 657 is an eat-in and take-out café and market located in Leesburg, Virginia, at the intersection of Routes 657 and 15. The cafe and locally-inspired market offer regionally curated products, featuring local artisans alongside our award winning smoked meats, own house-made soups, salads, sandwiches, and  fresh-baked goods.

Co-founder and Chef Rich Rosendale oversees the culinary direction while business partner and co-founder Muriel Sarmadi oversees daily operations of Roots. Chef Rich is one of 70 Certified Master Chefs nationwide and also operates Rosendale Collective, RC Culinary Lab in Leesburg, FORKLIFT - an event venue in Leesburg, and Rosendale Events located at 200 Peach Tree in Atlanta, Georgia and the Residence Club in Ocean Reef, Florida.