Wendy Escobedo

Wendy Escobedo currently serves as Executive Chef at JBJ Soul Kitchen Red Bank. She was introduced to the restaurant industry at age 16 where she gained experience catering, serving and bussing in kitchens. Wendy’s culinary training began under the tutelage of Marilyn...

Heather Goldfarb

Heather Goldfarb was brought on by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation in the summer of 2009 and is currently the Associate Director, as well as the Assistant Treasurer on the Board of Directors. Heather began her career with the Philadelphia Soul Arena Football team in...

Lou Morreale

Lou Morreale, trained chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, started at the JBJ Soul Kitchen before there was a Soul Kitchen. Motivated by the mission and connection to the community, Lou supplied much-needed equipment, dinnerware, and support during...

Rob Wood

Chef Robert Wood joined the JBJ Soul Kitchen Family in October 2018 as Executive Chef of the Toms River location. Prior to college and culinary training, Rob served his country for 8 years in the United States Marine Corps. We salute him for his service and dedication...

Josh Wiggins

Chef Joshua Wiggins found his passion for the culinary arts at a young age. Josh found himself over-indulgent in his love for food and suffered from obesity. Deciding to make a change, Josh combined his culinary knowledge and creativity to develop a healthier diet and...

Brie Niciewski

Brie Niciewski, MSW, LCSW joins the Soul Kitchen family as a licensed Clinical Social Worker for the State of New Jersey. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL. and her master’s degree education from Rutgers University...

Marylou Caputo

Marylou Caputo is the Program Manager for Community Outreach Programs at the JBJ Soul Kitchens in Red Bank and Toms River.  Marylou is a motivated human services and community development specialist. She has been ingrained in the community for several years and is...

Local Training

Gain a competitive advantage in today’s evolving economy and prepare for the career you want by learning new skills. https://grow.google/job-seekers/   FREE Webinar: Thursday, 7/18/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST.  How to Create Goals that get you more Direction...

Workshops & Fairs

Monday, 7/22/2019, 10:30 AM-1:00 PM, Does Social Media Really Matter for the Job Seeker?  Speaker Glenn Pasch.  Hosted by PSGCNJ, First Methodist Church of Somerville-48 West High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876.   To take the first step, register for our Volunteer...

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