Chef Dennis Chan is the owner of Blue Bamboo Restaurant on Southside Boulevard, and author of the Hip Asian Comfort Food Cookbook (in our collection, obvi). He is also a huge supporter of the Friends of the Library bookstore at the University Park Branch Library. Chef Dennis shares his families history with owning restaurants in Jacksonville and teaches Hurley and Jenna how to kill it in the kitchen with three simple ingredients.
Jason Kelloway is a veteran, owner of Social Grounds Coffee Company, and creator of Cup of Love ministry. Jason discusses his journey from homelessness to starting his Springfield based coffee company.
Charlotte Tzabari and her husband Shai moved to Jacksonville and started Olive My Pickle from the San Marco Branch Library in 2010. Charlotte comes in to tell us about their old-world fermentation process and Hurley and Jenna discover their gateway olive.
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