Chef Saon brings with him a wealth of culinary experience as the former executive chef of Linwoods Restaurant and Copper Kitchen Catering.


Chef Saon is a talented leader in the kitchen, developing the skill set of his kitchen and front-of-house staff.  A West Baltimore native, Chef Saon has a passion for regional cuisine and locally sourced food.  A recent winner of the 2020 Farm to Chef Competition in Maryland, Chef Saon's culinary style bridges tradition with invention. Patrons will enjoy a culinary adventure like no other, making Blk Swan a favorite go-to dining experience in Baltimore.




Located in Harbor East, Blk Swan is an urban oasis for trendsetters, urbanites, and influencers.  Our menu brings you the experience of tasty and dynamic variations on American classics, compliments of Chef Saon.  With our "Urban Elevated" ambiance, Blk Swan offers an exciting and elegant dining experience with a twist of urban flair. The experience at Blk Swan will transport you on a unique and unforgettable journey with amazing food, specialized cocktails, top-of-the-line customer service, and sounds from popular local DJ Impulse and DJ P-Drama.   




Baltimore native DJ Impulse has been moving crowds around the world for over 20 years. His ability to read a room and act accordingly by knowing just what to play and when, is something that can’t be taught. It’s not just the best dance clubs and parties that have Impulse in high demand, some of the world’s most trusted brands trust Impulse to provide the soundtrack. Past and current clients include Nike, Red Bull, Vans, Food Network, MTV, Cisco, Chase Saphire, and many more. 


DJ P Drama is a trendsetter and known as your favorite

DJs, favorite DJ. This Brooklyn-born-Queens raised DJ navigated his way to the Baltimore/Washington D.C area, plus overseas, and has created a name for himself within the entertainment scene.  P Drama’s outspoken, ambitious, and creative persona keeps the crowd entertained. As one of BLK Swan’s resident DJs, patrons will love how he enhances their dining experience. 




BLK Swan Baltimore has appointed Thomas Agli to the position of general manager. He joins from the DAIKAYA Restaurant Group, where he led the team as general manager for their Tonari DC property. For 7 years, Agli exhibited strong leadership qualities and provided excellent fine dining experiences. He is a perfect addition to the BLK Swan team because of his outlook on personalized hospitality. He believes restaurants are in the people business and BLK Swan’s values and behaviors will drive the experience of memorable moments.  


Agli has been instrumental in numerous restaurant openings particularly in the Baltimore/Washington D.C area. He brings a wealth of knowledge due to his 25 years in the restaurant industry. Starting as a barback and working his way through the ranks to management, Agli understands each role at a restaurant and how it all plays into a guest’s experience and the cohesiveness of an incredible team. According to Agli, “Great food, great hospitality, and service, equals a great dining experience”. His hope is to have Blk Swan join this robust restaurant community in Baltimore, but also differentiate BLK Swan because of its refined cuisine, unique lounge experience, and trendsetting décor.