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Let the Good Eats Roll!  
Join us for Gastronomic Delights & Generous Support

This spring picnic-themed event supports The Positive Vibe Foundation which provides transformative training and coaching for individuals with disabilities in Central Virginia.

Craving something new this spring?  How about a casual picnic filled with delicious and delectable bites – all for a heartwarming cause? Save the date for Saturday, May 18, as the Positive Vibe Foundation unveils its second annual signature culinary extravaganza: Positively Delicious.

You're cordially invited to join us at the Faison Center's Guzman Community Center for an evening steeped in community spirit and elevated by culinary mastery. The list of wonderful restaurants representing Richmond and beyond has been handpicked by the visionary restaurateur and community advocate, Jason Alley, in collaboration with Positive Vibe's Executive Director Michele Jones, both esteemed figures from Richmond's beloved culinary scene at Comfort and Pasture.

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The evening will be emceed by Jessica Noll, a local Richmond celebrity and emcee of CBS 6’s Virginia This Morning.  She is self-described as a TV personality & host who is a storytelling, fun-seeker in love with great food.  Her bubbly personality will help make this evening a fun and lively event for you and your friends.

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Back again for a second year, bringing his exquisite wines, is winemaker and sommelier Andre Mack. He was the first Black person to be named Best Young Sommelier in America and has a resume that includes The French Laundry and Per Se.  His Maison Noir Wines can be found here.

Featuring our 2024 line-up of restaurants and chefs:

Jason Alley has been voted best chef in Richmond 10 years in a row.  Formerly of Pasture, Comfort and Bingo and currently founding partner in Alley/Jones Hospitality. He currently serves on the Positive Vibe Foundation Board of Directors.

Mise En Place-Chef Christine Wansleben  has been hosting private events and cooking classes in RVA for 20 years. 

Shyndigz is the go-to spot for some of the best desserts in Richmond. Eat there or take it to go, your sweet tooth will be satisfied and craving more.

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Natalie’s Taste of Lebanon offers delicious and inspired Lebanese food alongside their mission to employ people with disabilities. The restaurant’s namesake, Natalie, lives with a disability and loves to share the cuisine and culture of her mother’s native Lebanon.

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Stanley’s was voted second best sandwich shop in Richmond in 2023 for serving the “best Philly and Hoagie sandwiches south of Philly.  

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Wishbone Food Shop is a new restaurant from Justin Cropper and Ginny Sower and was just named one of the best new restaurants by Style Weekly. This new breakfast and lunch spot features an eclectic array of Spanish, Mexican, South American and Italian influences in their breakfast and lunch menus.

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Keya & Co. - Keya Wingfield, owner of Keya and Co. is the Bombay born and Richmond-based winner of the Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship season 7.  

Orchard Point Oysters proudly offers premium oysters that are sustainably farmed on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

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