Shindig Welcome Dinner

Chefs Rebecca Wilcomb, Kelly Fields, Lisa Donovan and Cheetie Kumar prepared an incredible meal for the Shindig No. 9 welcome dinner. Photos by Brett Warren

Shindig Welcome Dinner

Tuesday Sep 26, 2017

Even as the Autumn/Winter 2017 collection fills our shops and online store, we can’t help but revel in the warm summer memories of Shindig No. 9, which we celebrated just a few short weeks ago. It’s a date we anticipate all year, for many reasons, not the least of which are the clients and friends who join us the weekend. Among the many events that take place as part of every Shindig - incredible live musical performances, sandlot baseball, art, food, fashion, and design - it’s the Friday night welcome dinner that holds a place on the schedule, both symbolic and real, that we’re remembering.

The Welcome Dinner is a chance for us to bring all our artist, musician, writer, fashion and chef friends together with our Shindig partners and the Billy Reid team to break bread, catch up on old news and make new acquaintances. This year, a very special team of women came from New Orleans, Raleigh and Nashville to create an incredible supper. It’s not a light undertaking, and we want to thank them for making the time and heartwarming sustenance that beautifully mashed their personal cooking styles into one seamless meal.

A special thank you to Lisa Donovan from Nashville for bringing her colleagues Kelly Fields of Willa Jean in New Orleans, Rebecca Wilcomb of Herbsaint, New Orleans, and Cheetie Kumar of Garland in Raleigh into the fold.

Please enjoy the photos that frequent Journal contributor Brett Warren captured of the evening.


Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner Lisa Donovan
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner Cheetie Kumar
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner Rebecca Wilcomb
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner Lisa Donovan
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner Lisa Donovan
Shindig No. 9 Welcome Dinner Lisa Donovan