Soko Butcher


Brad Feickert is the Owner and lead butcher at the shop. Born and raised in Purceville, Virginia, Brad began his culinary career at the early age of 16.

Midway through college he knew he had a passion for cooking and wanted to dive deeper into the culinary arts. After graduation he decided to attend Sea Islands apprenticeship program down in Georgia. After a year of working in the majority of Sea Islands restaurants including the highly acclaimed “Georgian Room”, he knew he wanted to explore the history and techniques of cooking.

With that in mind he took his career to the next level by attending the ICC in Campbell, CA. While attending the ICC he worked at a dedicated farm to table restaurant called the Haymarket as the sous chef.

Upon graduation from the ICC he decided to take his career back to the east coast and work for Bryan Voltaggio in his fine dining restaurant VOLT. Following his stint at VOLT he traveled to Australia to expand his culinary knowledge. Brad worked at esteemed restaurants such as Attica and Brae. After a year abroad he returned to Northern Va and took over the newly founded Oz in Arlington, Va.