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Jese Lewing Gary

Founder

Jese Lewing Gary is the founder of Luxegiving LLC.

Luxegiving has been in operation for 6 years. Over the years, the brand has evolved into a central resident engagement contact for multiple large property management companies. We host over 40 events a month in the Washington, DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas. We started hosting events in Philadelphia and New York City Metropolitan areas in 2018. Our events can range from happy hours, pop up restaurants, live jazz nights, cooking demonstrations, mixology classes and much more. We are always looking into entertainment trends and themes to continue with supplying unique concepts to our properties.

Chef Alvin Nitti

Chef

Chef Alvin Trice is owner and Excecutive Chief of CreateADate Caterin LLC. Alvin started cooking at the age of 9, and it was at that moment he knew the kitchen is where he belonged. He enjoyed cooking so much he turned it into a careee that started out in local restaurants and eventuarry founf himself starting his own business.

While working in restaurants such as Ruth Chris, Madams organ and Longhorn Steakhouse, Mr Trice soaked up all the knowledge available and would later put all of it to good use He also attended Stafford Culinary instute in Virginia where he graduated with a bachelor in culinary and a title of executive chef. Alvin prides himself on his flair and creativity in the kitchen; He says the difference between a chef and a cook is a chef can create a recipe but a cook can only follow one.

Chef Nina B

Chef

Growing up as a Chef i the DC food scene over the past decade has inspired and nurtured the culinarian that always lived deep within 33 years old chef Nina B. From the sports and entertainent fans bombarding her from the Verizon Center in Chinatown while she was Sous Chef at Lucky Strike to feeding and serving our country's dignitaries at two of the most prestigous adresses in our country; The Pentagon , and the U. S House of representatives, she has indeed become a seasoned culinary artist and food service leader.

Managing an account that grossed upwards of $7 million annually is no easy feat, but hef Nina with passion, integrity, commitement to excellent as well as steller customer servicerose to the challege and proved she is a champion Given the properresources and a dedicated, trained team, there is no culnary adventure too great for her to achieve.

As a certified holistic health practitioner, she received her training from the institute for intergrative Nutrition. Chef Nina was trained in more than one hundred dietary theories and studied variety of practicle lifestyle coaching methods. Drawing on this knowledge, she supports people seeking to create a personalised "roadmap to abundant health" that suits each client's unique body, lifestyle, preferences and goals. She also has received her certification from the American Board of Drugless Practitioners.
" I trully bilieve that everyone wants to be healthy. I also bilieve that people are scared, miseducated, confused, intimidated and overwhelmed by all the information and health claims floating around these days. My goal is to support peiple in creating a happier, healthier, more beautiful world! - Chef Nina

Chef Teo

Chef

Meet Chef Teo.
“Food shouldn’t just be a meal. It should be an experience!”
A DMV Native with over 20 years of culinary experience. She grew up in the
kitchen shadowing the women in her family and learned to grow food in her
Southern Grandmother’s Garden. For Chef Teo, cooking has been
her passion ever since she was a little girl. She loved the way it smelled, the
sound of the food sizzling in a pan, & how her Mother and Grandmothers would
transform ingredients right before her eyes. At 6 years old she’d attentively watch
them cook in amazement. And wouldn’t hesitate to jump in to help every chance
she got.
After graduating high school, she went right to work in the Food Industry. She
worked for several restaurants that specialized in a broad range of cuisines.
From Italian and classic American to a variety of Caribbean specialties.
Her passion for food led her to learning more than just preparation. She also puts
an emphasis on the history and origins of ingredients. This focus on going
beyond the finished result and focusing more on what’s actually in the product
has brought many new, fun, and delicious dishes to the table. She insists on only
using the freshest, highest quality ingredients & makes virtually ever aspect of a
meal from scratch EVERY TIME.
In 2009 she received formal culinary training from L'Academie de Cuisine and
became a certified Personal Chef through the American Personal & Private Chef
Association.
Currently, Chef Teo is a Freelance Chef, part-time caterer partnering with several
Corporate Caterers, a culinary instructor and she actively provides food services
for the homeless and disadvantaged communities.

 

As a chef, there’s no better way to bring people together than through food.