St. Augustine, Florida
May 3-7, 2023

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Jernard Wells

Award-Winning TV Host/Celebrity Chef/Bestselling Cookbook Author

Jernard Wells is an Award-Winning TV Host/Celebrity Chef/Bestselling Cookbook Author. He is the host of “New Soul Kitchen” & “New Soul Kitchen Remix” on CLEO TV and is well known from appearing on numerous cooking shows on Food Network.  He is also contributor on “The Best Things I Ever Ate” on Cooking Channel and “Food Fantasies” on Oprah Winfrey Network.  Wells has worked with Tyler PerryNBA star Brandon IngramLady AntebellumNew Edition BBD.  He has been featured on “Today Show“, PEOPLE, “Steve Harvey Morning Show“, ESSENCE, “Daily Blast Live, “Home & Family“, Lifetime & HLN to name a few. The James Beard House Honored Chef is affectionately called “The Family Chef” because he loves using food to promote positive family images.  He and his wife of 20+ years have 9 children and live in Atlanta.  All 6 of his books, sauces & spices are available on  Follow him on all social media at @ChefJernard