CVille Business News

Maya Restaurant Co-Owner and Executive Chef Christian Kelly has established himself as one of the best chefs in Charlottesville, Virginia. Maya Restaurant recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, which is an eternity in the restaurant world. In this I Love CVille feature, you will see why I think the world of Christian as a chef and as a person. He truly is one of my favorite chefs in town!

Also, Christian will go toe-to-toe with Fellini’s Owner & Executive Chef Chris Humphrey in the next “Duel Chef Showdown” on Monday, September 11 at Tin Whistle Irish Pub. A portion of the proceeds will benefit First Responders (EMTs, Firefighters, Police) in CVille. You can get your tickets at or by calling (434) 202-8387!!!

Learn more by clicking this link: Duel Chef Showdown


1. On Location And Behind The Scenes At Maya Restaurant


CEO Ahmad Hawkins (aka The Ball Hawk) is one of my favorite people in CVille! Ahmad is a successful sports broadcaster, a passionate mentor of children, a family man and a business owner, whose company ( is booming in the e-commerce and social media spaces. Read more >>

Make your reservations now for the next “Duel Chef Showdown” featuring Executive Chef Christian Kelly of Maya Restaurant vs. Executive Chef Chris Humphrey of Fellini’s on Monday, September 11 at Tin Whistle Irish Pub located on Market Street. There are reservations available for the 6 pm and 8 pm seatings. Call (434) 202-8387 or go to the Duel Chef Showdown website to book your reservations for Monday, September 11! This will be THE BEST “Duel Chef Showdown” yet!

1. New To The “Duel Chef Showdown:” Executive Chef Christian Kelly, Maya Restaurant

Maya Restaurant
633 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Executive Chef Christian Kelly is a tremendous talent. On Monday, September 11, Kelly will go toe-to-toe with Executive Chef Chris Humphrey of Fellini’s. Kelly has built a sterling reputation in kitchens across Central Virginia. We expect fierce competition between these two culinary geniuses! Read more >>

The Ishan Gala Foundation and Ashley Cherrix, the foundation’s Operations/Development Coordinator, are dedicated to providing comfort and support to families impacted by children’s cancer through outreach programs, care packages and financial support. Read more >>

More than 17% of Charlottesville residents must choose between paying for housing, utilities, transportation, medicine or food to feed their family and children. Read more >>

1. On Location And Behind The Scenes At Restoration In Crozet


Executive Chef Curtis Shaver of Hamiltons’ at First & Main beat two-time champion Reggie Calhoun of Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar, 165-119, to claim his first “Duel Chef Showdown” title on Monday at Tin Whistle Irish Pub. Read more >>

Dr. Scott Wagner and his team at Scott Wagner Chiropractic and Sports Medicine are improving the quality of life of tens of thousands of people across Charlottesville and Central Virginia through their innovative approach to chiropractic care, physical therapy and sports medicine. Watch these I Love CVille video features to learn how Dr. Scott Wagner and his team were inspired to help others through chiropractic care. If you are in physical pain and are hoping to improve your quality of life, Scott Wagner Chiropractic & Sports Medicine is the practice for you!

Dr. Scott Wagner


1. Wild Mushroom & Swiss Burger, Citizen Burger Bar

212 E Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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