With over three decades of service in the catering and entertainment industries, business woman Lisa Goodnight decided to utilize her knowledge and expertise to create, a full service hospitality firm, L.V.’s Magical Affairs. Since opening her company in the greater Atlanta area in 2009, Lisa has prided herself on making your dreams reality ~ literally!!
Lisa Goodnight was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she graduated from Western School of Health & Business. Lisa also served our country in the United States Marine Corps. In her early years, Lisa would hang out in her grandfathers well- known neighborhood restaurant called “Eddie’s”, located in the historical Hill District of Pittsburgh. Lisa’s mother was known to host all of the family exquisite gatherings & Lisa would assist her every step of the way. This is where she developed the love for food, creativity & hosting. Prior to venturing off on her own, the longtime Georgia resident trained for over five years under several renowned celebrity chefs such as Chef Ashley and Chef Jason Ellis of “Hell’s Kitchen”, starting in an entry-level position. Lisa moved rapidly through the ranks to become a C.O.O. She is currently the C.E.O. of L.V.’s Magical Affairs. Lisa has had the pleasure to manage several local high-profile events for celebrities like Carol’s Daughter, Trina Braxton, Bobby V, Lil’ Scrappy, Trinidad James, Erica Pickett of Love & Hip Hop, Rodney Perry, Ludacris, Bow Wow, T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Jeezy, Ciara, L.L. Cool J, and athletes like Josh Smith, Adam “PacMan” Jones, Chris Webber, Chris Draft, William Moore of the Atlanta Falcons and Chad “Ochocino” Johnson. Her most recent high-profile event was for the Real Housewives of Atlanta. She had a cameo on Season 8, Episode 12 as the caterer for Kim Fields’s “beatless” brunch.
Amongst this impressive slew of celebrity clientele, Lisa has worked with several Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft and Fox 5. She also has catered to several prominent Atlanta physicians, such as Dr. Antwan Treadway, DMD, his wife Dr. Cassandra Treadway, MD, Dr. Portia Cater-Ellis, DDS, MS, Dr. Stephen Bankston, DMD and Dr. Brian Deas, DDS and his wife Pam Deas. Lastly she has acquired clientele from celebrity brides, Tishana Jones, wife of Adam “PacMan” Jones, Keisha Draft, wife of Chris Draft and some of the best attorneys Atlanta has to offer.
Lisa has combined her unique creativity with her love for the hospitality industry and expertise to ensure every event is a true MAGICAL AFFAIR!