St. Augustine, Florida
May 7-11, 2025

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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 & Cooking Channel over the last decade. Wells has worked with Tyler PerryNBA Allstar Brandon IngramTom JoynerNew Edition & BBD.  He has been featured on “Today Show“, “Good Morning America”, PEOPLE, “Steve Harvey Morning Show“, ESSENCE, “Daily Blast Live”, USA TodayLifetimeOprah Winfrey Network & 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 25 years have 9 children.  All 6 of his books, sauces & spices are available on   Follow him on all his verified social media pages at @ChefJernard