Meet Our Team


Let Our Business Be Your Pleasure

For over 15 years, we have endeavored to build the success of Chef by Design Catering Company through our dedication to producing the highest quality private and corporate off-premise events throughout the Hampton Roads region.

Whether you want a romantic dinner for two or a gala affair for five hundred, Chef by Design will bring a new level of taste, elegance, and fun to the party. We cater to all your senses by turning our passion and style into the freshest, most exquisitely prepared seasonal menus, designing wonderfully imaginative settings and presentations, and providing impeccable professional service.

We pledge our reputation for integrity and reliability throughout every stage of the planning. We listen closely to your individual preferences and needs so that we can best translate them into a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.

At Chef by Design Catering Company, our business is your pleasure and we look forward to celebrating it with you.

  • Marcy Telfer

    President and CEO

  • Chef John Patrick Telfer


  • Joanie Powell

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Emily Rose

    Senior Sales Manager

  • Kellyn Browning

    Sales and Event Manager

  • Mandi Tuner

    Venue Sales and Event Manager

  • Greg Whitley

    Director of Operations

  • Heather Philbrick

    Assistant Sales Coordinator

  • Adam Snyder

    Executive Chef

  • Troy Hanna

    Sous Chef

  • Kevin Magner

    Sous Chef