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Jennifer Uphold

Restaurant Operating Partner

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Jennifer Uphold

Restaurant Operating Partner

Jennifer has over a decade of professional culinary experience as a Chef, Pastry Chef, and Manager for local restaurant groups in fine dining and upscale Southern fusion. She opened the Nose Dive and Dive ‘N Boar gastropubs before becoming a mom. Afterward, she excelled in food service management at Michelin, and graduated to Account Manager for Bon Appetit at Milliken and Savannah College of Art and Design.

 

Jennifer has coordinated annual events with chefs from all over the country including Euphoria, Fall for Greenville, BMW Pro-Am, and countless charitable organizations. Jennifer also owns a private event catering company with her Chef husband, specializing in dietary restrictions.

 

Previous to completing a Culinary Arts Degree from Florida Culinary Institute, she worked in hospitality at locally prominent fine dining and golf communities in Greenville, SC and Jupiter, FL.

 

Jennifer is currently partnering with Contender Development to manage restaurant growth. Her focus will be using their progress to find ways to give back to the community. Jennifer enjoys being a Mom and youth coach, loves sports and spending time outdoors.

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Jennifer has over a decade of professional culinary experience as a Chef, Pastry Chef, and Manager for local restaurant groups in fine dining and upscale Southern fusion. She opened the Nose Dive and Dive ‘N Boar gastropubs before becoming a mom. Afterward, she excelled in food service management at Michelin, and graduated to Account Manager for Bon Appetit at Milliken and Savannah College of Art and Design.

 

Jennifer has coordinated annual events with chefs from all over the country including Euphoria, Fall for Greenville, BMW Pro-Am, and countless charitable organizations. Jennifer also owns a private event catering company with her Chef husband, specializing in dietary restrictions.

 

Previous to completing a Culinary Arts Degree from Florida Culinary Institute, she worked in hospitality at locally prominent fine dining and golf communities in Greenville, SC and Jupiter, FL.

 

Jennifer is currently partnering with Contender Development to manage restaurant growth. Her focus will be using their progress to find ways to give back to the community. Jennifer enjoys being a Mom and youth coach, loves sports and spending time outdoors.

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