The Chicago native has over 40 years’ experience in the food service industry. His career began in the Windy City as a maître d’ of The Standard Club and moved on to serve in several high end restaurants. He prides himself on having catered for A-list Clients including Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan in Chicago, to the Backstreet Boys since moving to Florida over 20 years ago.
In addition to catering special events, Mr. Ashford’s expertise includes:
- private clubs
- full-service restaurants
- school lunch programs
Through repeat business and referrals, he has earned a reputation for consistently exceeding customers’ expectations for outstanding quality, presentation and service.
Dining and entertainment
During the recent pandemic, George and his wife, former radio personality Monica May, decided to use their brick and mortar facility for dining and entertainment. Thus began CB Bistro, a weekend venue that hosts artists and performers. Since opening a year ago, they’ve hosted special events and more with artists like:
- Joy Hayes
- N’dygo Jonez
- Jabari Clay
- Darrell Moody
The entire business is family owned and operated.