On any given Sunday you can visit The Howard Theatre and enjoy an all-you-can-eat soul food brunch accompanied by the sounds of an amazing gospel choir. Our homestyle Southern buffet is guaranteed to fill the hole in your soul, and the Choir's joyous performance will have you dancing in your seat, and maybe even on the stage.

Ayana McDonald
As a native of Long Island, New York, Ayana McDonald began singing at only 3 years old as the youngest of five siblings. Her gift has allowed her to travel across the country and overseas with a message of hope and love to the masses. She is a sought after vocal clinician, singer, and songwriter who has performed at Fenway Park, the Wang Theatre, and the Apollo Theatre. In 2005, she was awarded a full tuition scholarship to study at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music, where she graduated with a B.A. in Music Business & Management. As a member of gospel group sensation Bobby Perry & Rain, she has shared the stage with artists such as Tye Tribbett, Fred Hammond, Kim Burrell, Gloria Estephan, the Yellow Jackets, and countless others. In 2010 she debuted as an actress alongside gospel legend Shirley Murdock in the hit play “Torn Between the Two”.

Today she stands as a vibrant addition to the world of contemporary praise and worship music with sincere messages straight from the book of life. Her vocal clarity has been described as that of CeCe Winans with a touch of urban flair while her presentation is refreshing and captivates all who experience it. It is clear that Ayana’s heart is for the people as she endeavors to change the lives of those she encounters through her music. Her debut album entitled “Survivor” was released last fall.


  • Mac’n Cheese
  • Shrimp and Grits
  • Fried Chicken
  • Bacon
  • Scramble Egg
  • Collard Greens
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Waffles
  • Turkey Sausage
  • Market Green Salad
  • Roasted Tomato Salad
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Corn Bread
  • Honey Butter
  • Assorted Breakfast Pastries
  • American Charcuteries
  • Yukon Gold Potato Salad
  • Fruit Salad
  • Banana Bread Pudding
  • Chocolate Cup Cake
  • Cookies

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