Get To Know David Morgan, Executive Chef At Tavern & Grocery In Charlottesville, Virginia!

by Jerry Miller, Publisher

Tavern & Grocery Executive Chef David Morgan is a rising star in Charlottesville’s competitive culinary landscape. On Monday, June 4, David will face Junction Executive Chef Melissa Close-Hart in a “Duel Chef Showdown” clash of epic proportions (!

In this I Love CVille video feature, David discusses his upcoming matchup with Melissa and Matty Hartwell, the executive chef at The Local Restaurant and Catering, his team chemistry with David Jeck, the sous chef at Tavern & Grocery, and his respect for Tucker Yoder, the executive chef at Back 40 Restaurant, who helped David along his culinary career path.

The Monday, June 4 “Duel Chef Showdown” will benefit Empowered Players, a youth outreach group designed to make a difference in the community by offering free theater classes, volunteering locally, and performing at various venues.

Enjoy eight dishes for only $55. It’s truly THE BEST culinary experience and price-point in Charlottesville.

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Jerry Miller, Publisher

Jerry Miller is the president of VMV Brands and the publisher of and I Love CVille, which are all head-quartered on The Historic Charlottesville Downtown Mall. Jerry is passionate about the #ShopLocal movement and supporting local merchants, restaurants, breweries and wineries. Get to know Jerry at