Category: Food for the Rich

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What’s so secret about this secret dinner in Charlotte?

BY KATHLEEN PURVIS – Charlotte Observer NOVEMBER 06, 2017 03:24 PM, UPDATED NOVEMBER 06, 2017 We can’t tell you where, but we can tell you what, who and how much: The Underground Kitchen, an events company based in Richmond, will return to Charlotte on Nov. 17 for a popup dinner at an undisclosed location. Headed by…
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Mississippi Eats

Vicksburg, MS. International Celebrity Chef, Jacoby Ponder recently traveled to Mississippi for a weekend to provide private executive chef services for Dr. Chanita Foster and guests at the Waiting to Exhale Girls Getaway Trip. The event was held April 26-28 and was hosted by Ambassador of the event, Dr. Chanita Foster. Chanita Foster is a…
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Anniversary Eats

Chesapeake, VA. On January 26, Chef Ponder and his team traveled to Chesapeake, VA to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gray to help them celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. This is the second time Chef Ponder has worked for this lovely couple. The dinner featured Grilled Salmon, Shea Crab Soup, Rack of Lamb, and…
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Massanutten Eats

Massanutten, VA. On January 25, Chef Jacoby Ponder and his team traveled to Massanutten Resort to provide a private gourmet dinning experience for a birthday celebration. On the menu was Lobster Bisque, Grilled Salmon, Rissotto and Seared Asparagus. The team drove in and were out in less than three hours.

Manhattan Eats

Manhattan, NY. As part of a secret, elegant, dinning experience, Chef J. Ponder was chosen to create his famous Braised Short Ribs for special A-list guests in an undisclosed location in Manhattan, NY on January 15 and 16. Chef Ponder prepared delectable eats for guests from the James Beard Foundation, Essence Magazine and Ebony Magazine.

Food for the Rich – D.C.

Washington, D.C. On December 15, 2018, Chef Ponder and his team prepared a 3 course gourmet meal for high level D.C. residents at an undisclosed location in the Nations Capital. Seafood was again on the menu for this private birthday party for a successful Nurse Practitioner in the Metro area. 

Food for the Rich – VA

Newport News, VA. On December 9, 2019, Chef Ponder and his crew prepared a meal for 30 high level business men and women at the home of an undisclosed business man and his family in Newport News, VA. Coupled with the amazing decor of Graceful Designs, Chef Ponder and his team served the ultimate seafood meal…
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