Category: Food Network

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Chef Hosts Mommy and Me Baking Class

Virginia Beach, VA. On May 11, Chef Jacoby Ponder hosted another edition of his Mommy and Me Cooking Class, this time doing a baking edition. Check out the pics! Participants also have the opportunity to register to be a part of the Food Network, Kid’s Baking Championship!

Underground Kitchen hosts a pop-up dinner that could only happen in Pittsburgh

Ryan Rydzewski  August 3, 2017 Amid the clinking wine glasses and clattering flatware came a familiar shout—”Here we go, Steelers, here we go!”—followed shortly thereafter by an opera singer’s “Ave Maria.” None of it felt strange or out of place. In fact, was it almost perfectly Pittsburgh—just as Micheal Sparks intended it to be. Sparks—organizer of the national pop-up dinner series Underground Kitchen—brought…
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February 2016 Chef of the month Jacoby Ponder, CC CPC

From Chef Uniforms (2016) After serving ten years in the U.S. Navy as a Personal and Private Chef, Chef Jacoby Ponderestablished FireSyde Chef & Co. in 2010. Ponder created FireSyde Chef to provide quality personal and private chef services to Hampton Roads, Virginia. He has received his extensive culinary arts and business management training at The…
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Celebrity Chef to Host Youth Baking Class; Promote “Kids Baking Championship”

Celebrity Chef to Host Youth Baking Class; Promote “Kids Baking Championship” Virginia Beach, VA.  On May 11, 2019, International Celebrity Chef, Jacoby Ponder will host his Mommy and Me Cooking Class – Baking Edition, sponsored by the Chefpreneur Academy. The classes will also assist Chef Ponder in finding talented bakers to apply for a Food…
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