Hall of Valor

Eva Vega

By June 6, 2019 September 16th, 2019 No Comments

Thyme & Play


U.S. Navy


Columbia, SC

After struggles with the invisible wounds of service and an autism diagnosis for her 2-year-old son, Alex – Eva Vega, found her purpose in life after the Navy as a vetrepreneur. Eva is making a difference for special needs families and veterans with PTSD as the visionary behind THYME and Play – a restaurant that creates customized dinner experiences for children, adults and veterans with different abilities without giving up delicious food and great service.

Her business - Thyme & Play

THYME and Play is a personal chef service that creates fun dinner experiences for veterans, adults, caregivers and families that are neuro-diverse, physically impaired, or may struggle in a “typical” restaurant environment.