“Vegan-curious” in Charlotte? Here’s where to start

The big picture: Charlotte’s vegan food scene is growing fast. In the past year, at least five new restaurants and food trucks specializing in vegan cuisine have opened around the city.
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Our People: Chef Joya

Vegan Chef, Makeup Artist, Mom
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Our Favorite Vegan Soul Food Recipes

We are so happy to bring you our review of Chef Joya’s new southern soul-inspired cookbook Cooking with Joya: It’s Soul Mahmazing Vol. 1.
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LGBTQ+ owned restaurants in Charlotte to support during Pride month (and always)

From flower shops to tire sellers, LGBTQ+ business owners in Charlotte have reach in almost every industry.
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Network or Die – Chef Joya

Carlos Davis (@mrresourcemogul) sits down with Chef Joya to discuss how networking grows her personal chef business and we get a chance to get an up close and personal experience on how she prepares her award winning cuisine.
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Frugal Mami

Chef Joya talks tips on transitioning to vegan, cooking for ChloexHalle, plans for 2020 and more!
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101 Amazing Vegan Diet Tips—Beginners, This Is for You!

Vegan beginners (or old hands!)—read on!
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The 12 best places in Charlotte for mac and cheese

Here are 12 Charlotte-area chefs and restaurants that make some pretty awesome versions you’ve got to try.
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Meat lover alternatives: Cooking vegan with Chef Joya

Meat lover alternatives: Cooking vegan with Chef Joya
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The Vegan Virgin: A First Timer’s Review of An All-Vegan Dinner Party with Chef Joya

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Transitioning to a Plant-Based – Vegan Lifestyle

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Chef Joya’s Vegan Ribs

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National Vegan Day with Chef Joya

Good Day’s Jamal Goss is in the kitchen with Chef Joya, cooking up her version of “Beef” Wellington for National Vegan Month.

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Chef Joya’s Holiday Dinner Buffet

Good Day’s Jamal Goss, is in the kitchen with Chef Joya, making vegan fried fish.

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WFAEats: How To Love Going Vegan

Want to hear something audacious and wonderful? Vegan cuisine is the hottest trend going right now.

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Vegan Love Culture Cooking With Joya

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The Morning Maddhouse with Chef Joya

The Morning Maddhouse tries Vegan Food with Cooking with Joya

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Chef Joya Rocks Culinary Alternative To Meat

The Charlotte personal chef hosted a Sunday night experience in North Charlotte, bringing together new and familiar faces for a vegan culinary experience. It served as a sample—both in size and concept—for both her cookbook and upcoming dining soirées.

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Is That Really Vegan?

Personal chef dishes on what makes her culinary creations some of the most popular vegan cuisine in Charlotte. Also, there’s a backstory to her professional transition and move to the Queen City. Host: Ashley Mahoney.

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Suite Appetite – Cooking With Joya

Chef Joya hosts an exclusive all vegan pop-up tasting with friends and members of the media in Charlotte, NC.

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To Have and To Hold Charlotte

Chef Joya appears on the OWN Network series

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Chef Joya Puts Vegan Childhood Experience To Use

Over the last year and a half, she’s become one of Charlotte’s most sought-after vegan cooks thanks to her talent for turning traditional soul food favorites into vegan masterpieces, whetting the appetites of carnivores and omnivores alike.

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The Southeast’s Award-Winning Pop-Up Vegan Chef

The Milwaukee native relocated to Charlotte, NC in 2011 and her pop-up vegan events are quickly becoming a fan favorite across the Southeast.

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