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My dear friend Chef Jernard Wells discusses his new cookbook “Southern Inspired,” his holiday favorites and why catfish is one of his favorites to prepare. 

Topics Covered

  • How he opened first restaurant at 16 in his mother’s kitchen. 
  • Many ways to cook catfish.
  • Purpose for his new cook book.
  • New season of New Soul Kitchen

More on Chef Jernard Wells

Jernard Wells is an Award Winning TV Host/Celebrity Chef/Bestselling Cookbook Author best known from numerous Food Network & Cooking Channel shows. He is the host of “New Soul Kitchen” on CLEO TV and is a co-host on “The Best Things I Ever Ate” on Cooking Channel. Wells has worked with Tyler Perry, NBA star Brandon Ingram, Lady Antebellum and Ricky Bell & Michael Bivins of New Edition/BBD. He has been featured on “Today Show”, PEOPLE, “Steve Harvey Morning Show”, ESSENCE, “Pickler & Ben”, “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. He is the author of 6 books.