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David Thomas
Executive Chef/Partner


Tonya Thomas
Executive Pastry Chef/Partner

Who We Are


H3irloom Food Group is a multi-dimensional culinary organization spanning catering, events, products, educational platforms, and sustainability through farming. The 3 in H3irloom represents the familial bond between the founding partners as a nod to their past, present, and future together. With its deep significance in African culture and religious traditions around the world, the number 3 serves as a continuous reminder to bring reverence to each and every part of the dining experience. H3irloom Food Group captures food service creatively and completely. 


Chefs David & Tonya Thomas have been partners in life and in work for nearly thirty years. Together they have served at the James Beard House, flew to Ireland to work with Guinness' Meatopia, worked with Michael Twitty's Roots to Glory Tour, and have appeared on The Today Show, PBS, and so much more. Chef David Thomas is a crowned Food Network Chopped alumni and was crowned a Grand Chopped Champion in 2020. Both chefs' latest project is joining hands with other food and cultural to establish the Muloma Heritage Center in St. Helena Island, South Carolina. Learn more about the Thomas' by visiting:

Our Mission

The H3irloom Food Group strives to provide its clients with unparalleled culinary creations and experiences that honor the environment, the community, and the history of the food we serve. As a 100% black-owned company, our mission is to uplift the black food narrative and provide a multi-dimensional approach to the black food experience. Excellence in substance and service is our goal.

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