Client Testimonial - Q&A with Bistro Cacao

Hulya Bolukbas, Bistro Cacao, standing in her restuarant. Sandy Spring Bank

Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with the owner of Washington, D.C.’s Bistro Cacao, Hulya Bolukbasi. Learn more about the Bistro’s experience banking with us here and in this short video.

Tell us more about About Bistro Cacao.

Bistro Cacao opened in 2009 and is a woman-owned and led restaurant in Washington, D.C.’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, specializing in contemporary French cuisine. 

•    Chef Kemal Deger trained under renowned French chefs, Yannick Cam and Jean-Louis Palladin.
•    Bistro Cacao has been named one of the most romantic restaurants in Washington, D.C.
•    Their current location is their second location and the new venue allows for more private dining options.

What has surprised you the most about working with Sandy Spring Bank?

  • Sandy Spring Bank was able to provide a solution for every challenge we faced as a business in a very timely manner. Sandy Spring Bank was able to provide much needed consulting services when we had to make tough decisions.

How would you describe us to colleagues in the industry?

  • Sandy Spring is always there when you need them.

For more about Bistro Cacao's experience with Sandy Spring Bank, watch Hulya Bolukbasi as she describes the relationship in her own words. 


To learn how Sandy Spring Bank business banking solutions can help you, visit here. Discover more about The Bistro Cacao.

Sandy Spring Bank and Bistro Cacao are not affiliates. They are not related through complete or partial common ownership, joint venture partnership and/or strategic business partnership. No party will have any right, power or authority to assume or incur any obligations or liabilities, express or implied, on behalf of or in the name of the other.