Restaurateur, Chef, Humanitarian
With a passion for her roots and her eyes turned to the future, Marilyn Schlossbach is above all a lover of nature, gastronomy and community. Moved by life’s challenges and a great sense of indignation, Marilyn manages with extreme delicacy and technique to transform her creative energy into unforgettable culinary experiences for those who have the opportunity to dine with her. Marilyn’s focus is to explore all the gastronomic possibilities of local ingredients, combining the classic cultures from around the world with current techniques. With boldness and vision, she transcends the boundaries of the kitchen as an active citizen, valuing the small producer, encouraging young professionals and supporting her various local non for profit ventures.
Marilyn's community work includes a collaboration with Interfaith Neighbors on Asbury Park’s Kula Café and Urban Farm, community gardening and surf lessons with the Boys and Girls Club of Asbury Park, and unwavering support of environmental organizations like Clean Ocean Action, Surfrider Foundation, American Littoral Society & Waves 4 Water that work to protect coastlines and marine environments. In addition, Marilyn is an executive board member of the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association and she sits on the board of the newly launched College Achieve Greater Asbury Park Charter School.
Marilyn is the founder of the non for profit Food For Thought By The Sea. The organizations philanthropic endeavours are achieved thru programs that foster healthy relationships and learning opportunities through culinary job placement and environmental studies. Through Food for Thought Marilyn and her team have launched a partnership with Merrick Farms, one of New Jersey’s oldest organic farms in Farmingdale NJ.
When she is not in one of her successful venues or conducting the community outreach for which she is known, Marilyn spends time with her twin girls, Hari Mar and Rubi Dee, and Artist husband Scott Szegeski, relishing life at the Jersey Shore and traveling for continued inspiration.
Marilyn Schlossbach is the Executive Chef and Owner of The Marilyn Schlossbach Group (Langosta Lounge, Pop’s Garage, Asbury Park Yacht Club, and Marilyn Schlossbach Catering and Events)
New and ongoing projects:
Food For Thought by The Sea's, non-profit food truck
Marilyn's first cookbook - Feed This Community (11 Chapters for 11 Charities)
Wave of Balance wellness Moringa supplement company
On going charitable, Holiday Community dinners
1000 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
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732.721.0890 ext. 105