“Hampton Roads, Va., a virtual melting pot of all ethnicities, link up for their own tasty personal experience of what can be referred to as a nom-nom heaven”.
As a freelance lifestyle writer of all things interesting, I’m always finding myself deeply engrossed in a tiny bit of this and that!
Much to my surprise, I stumble across events along the way that merit sharing with my reader’s.
December, and January are two months of the year where you may find yourself either eating too much, or beginning a diet of some sort. Well, this blog post is for the foodie lover in you. Chef Tasha Roberts and Chef Beatrice Copeland have set out to tickle your inner foodie, Yes, the review’s are coming in more than favorable.
Chef Bea: Top – Chef Tasha: Below
The Best Shrimp & Grits Competition was held in Norfolk, Va, Dec 2018. O’ if you missed this event, let me just give you a few highlights. Chef Jessee took home the trophy, the audience, judges, and fellow chefs concluded his dish was exquisitely prepared to warm, as well as, change the heart’s of non grit lovers.
Winning Dish: Chef Jesse Seward
Judge: Riika with Chef Jesse
Judges Table: Riika, Claudine, Dakota with well-known Food Blogger/Host Yummo Buko.
“Blackgirl Magic is no doubt what’s cooking in the 757”
On January 20th, this culinary duo will launch a chopped style cooking event, featuring four local chef’s, cooking and chopping their way to being crowned a Top Chef. We at the judges table, will cast our votes based upon a strong list of criteria, including presentation. Good luck to the participants…chop…chop!
Celebrity shout out goes to comedian Lunell Campbell, the queen of funny. How cool was it for Chef Tasha to have Lunell join her in the studio kitchen of the Hampton Roads Show. I personally follow Lunell via social media, she can cook up some greatness herself, so two snaps Chef Tasha, you’ve won, Lunell raved about your jambalaya.
Comedian “Lunell” loves Bonjou Style
O MY LOAF….
Congratulations to Chef Beatrice on the launch of her eye-catching culinary pop up shop, “O MY LOAF”. Serving sweet homemade treats, like sweet potato cheesecake, I can see this one becoming a number one consumer favorite.
Entrepreneurship isn’t easy by any means, salute to these two young woman, who are quickly becoming the movers and shakers in the 757 area. For future events, you can follow both Chefs via Facebook.
BRAVO QUEENS ~
Author: Dakota Somerville
Photo Credit: DakotaVibe – Facebook