Kendra Feather owns 4 restaurants and a bakery in Richmond, Virginia. Feather opened Ipanema Cafe in 1998, and Garnett's Cafe in 2009. The Roosevelt (with Lee Gregory) followed in 2011, and WPA Bakery (with David Rohrer) came in November 2012 with the latest incarnation, Laura Lee's in Woodland Heights in fall 2016.
The Roosevelt was named 2012 Restaurant of the Year by Style Magazine, Best New Restaurantby Richmond Magazine and awarded an Elby as Richmond's Best New Restaurant that same year. Ms.Feather was named Restaurateur of the Year by Richmond Magazine in 2013. Garnett's was awarded an Elby as the city's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant in 2014.