Joy Crump, a Pennsylvania native is known for crafting the seasons’ best locally-sourced and organic ingredients into comfortably refined dishes. A graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, Crump honed her skill while working at Woodfire Grill alongside Chef Kevin Gillepsie, an industry pioneer credited with bringing organic farm-to-table culinary practices to the Atlanta restaurant scene. Crump founded FOODĒ as a home-based private event and catering company in 2008 and grew it to a brick and mortar location in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia two years later with business partner Beth Black. Crump has had the honor of cooking directly with some of the South’s finest chefs, including Virginia Willis, Chef Ford Fry, Chef Hilary White, Chef Scott Peacock, and Chef Kevin Rathbun. In 2014, Crump represented Virginia as a participant on Top Chef Season 12.