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Joined :5/8/2010 | Video Recipes: 5 | Follow Chef
South range, NJ United States

Chef Jesse Jones was born in Newark, New Jersey and partly raised in Snow Hill, North Carolina. Jesse started his culinary career at the young age of 14, washing dishes and helping prep for his mother, who was a highly regarded trained grill cook. Chef Jesse has been in the food industry for over 28 years, working with some of the finest chefs in New Jersey; Master Chef Dennis Foy and Celebrity Chef David Drake. He describes himself as larger than life - except for his ego. He is knowledgeable, skilled and passionate for food and living life to the fullest. Nowadays, Chef Jesse is the "Ultimate Chef of Bergen County 2010," competing against some of the greatest Chefs of Bergen County. He is also traveling and preaching his "New Carolina Cuisine" - a combination of heritage Southern cooking and classic French techniques. He is currently working on a cookbook and a cooking show: "Cooking From the Heart and Soul with Chef Jesse."