Black Owned Businesses: Kelsey Jackson owner of Kelsey in Atlantic City Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015. The state of African American businesses in south jersey and nationally. how are small business owners effected by the tax system lately and how has times changed from prohibition to now for owners. -

Edward Lea

Kelsey's visited Williams Sonoma in Cherry Hill, New Jersey & King of Pruissa Mall Oct./Nov. 2015
 
The Williams Sonoma event was a huge success. Shrimp, grits and chicken gumbo samples were on the menu. The locals had much to talk about! Kelsey Jackson recieves his inspiration through making people smile in their belly. Today we were astounded at the depth, variety, creativity, and ingenuity of the food lovers that came out to support. 
 
Thank you for your continued support throughout the years.
 
 

Food Network 

Featured our very own Kelsey's Soul Food Restaurant

 

Southern-raised chef Kelsey Jackson serves the food he grew up on at Kelsey and Kim's in South Jersey. Winning dishes include succulent braised pork trotters and the fried turkey chop, which is smothered in gravy. 

Read more at: Southern-raised chef Kelsey Jackson serves the food he grew up on at Kelsey and Kim's in South Jersey. Winning dishes include succulent braised pork trotters and the fried turkey chop, which is smothered in gravy. 


 

 

A.C. Soul Food Staple On Friday's "Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives"

 

Kelsey and Kim's co-owner, Kelsey Jackson (center) talks with Customers, Diallo Longcrier, of the Mid Town section of Atlantic City, and his daughter, Jahira Longcrier, of Philadelphia, in the dining room of the restaurant. The lunch crowd at Kelsey and Kim's Southern Cafe, in Atlantic City. 

 

When Guy Fieri picked out the menu he wanted Kelsey Jackson to prepare for him for an upcoming “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” event, Jackson said he expected fried chicken and waffles, fried chicken and black-eyed peas or smothered pork chops to be on the list.

 

ACIT Names Kelsey and Kim’s Business Partner Of The Year

 

Atlantic County Institute of Technology will recognize Kelsey and Kim’s at the Board of Education meeting as its 2014 business partner of the year.

Kelsey and Kimberly Jackson are a husband and wife team who own and operate three local restaurants: Kelsey and Kim’s Soul Food and BBQ in Pleasantville, and Kelsey and Kim’s Southern Café and Kelsey’s, both in Atlantic City. The Jacksons are lifelong Atlantic County residents.

During his high school years, Kelsey Jackson worked in a series of local restaurants starting first as a dishwasher and then as a busboy before being given the opportunity to become an apprentice cook, according to a news release from ACIT. He later attended the Atlantic Cape Community College culinary program.

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