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A Legacy Luncheon with Vivian & Stephanie of Sweet Potatoes
Footnote Coffee & Cocktails
634 W 4th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 602-1087
Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

More details to come!

Description: Join us for lunch and a moderated conversation with Vivian Joiner and Stephanie Tyson, Owners, Chef and Hostess of the Award Winning Sweet Potatoes Restaurant and Miss Ora's Kitchen in the Downtown Arts District in Winston-Salem. The Conversation will be moderated by Ragan Folan. The Legacy Speaker Series features business leaders sharing their business, family and personal stories. These programs are moderated discussions centered on the Center for Private Business Focus areas: Culture, Leadership, Succession Planning, Governance and Family Harmony.

Who is this for? Any private business owners, leadership or employees will benefit from hearing their story. 

About the Speakers

Vivián Joiner

Vivián has a strong background in guest relations, spending more than twenty combined years in retail and restaurant service. Her genuine care and concern for people helped to strengthen her eye for detail allowing her to function well in many aspects of guest service. Vivián has managed restaurants from fast food, independent, casual to extremely high volume all helping add to her success in the industry.

Stephanie Tyson

Stephanie is a creative chef who has turned growing up in the South into the soul of her restaurant, Sweet Potatoes. Born in North Carolina, Chef Tyson spent countless hours dreaming of leaving for the bright lights of anywhere else. But once she left to travel and cook around the world, she could not believe what a relief it was to come home again. Trained in culinary arts at Baltimore International College, Chef Tyson and Vivian opened their award-winning restaurant in 2003 in the downtown Arts District of Winston-Salem, where they live.

Members of the Center for Private Business may attend this event for free. Non-Members are $50 per person. Online registration is required. 


Contact: Sarah Chandler, [email protected]