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5Paid meals are just 20$ donation
For those willing and who can afford to pay for the meals, it is a donation of 20$ and those who are in financial problems or who can’t afford a meal, the tab is free. These customers are also encouraged to help with the kitchen and do volunteer work in the kitchen which is fair enough.
From the time the restaurants opened, 54% of meals have been paid through donations. 47% of meals were earned through volunteer work.
6The main vision of the JBJ Soul Kitchen
The JBJ Soul Kitchen’s main aim is to combat the need for meals and food insecurity through a dignified manner without being judgemental of anyone. Patrons of the restaurant do not need to make reservations and the restaurant operates on a first-come-first-served basis. The poor and needy as well as those with financial problems who cannot afford the luxuries of eating at a restaurant are given first preference.
7Meals prepared with love
The meals are all prepared with warmth and love. All dishes are also prepared using produce from a garden owned by the restaurant. There is a brilliant selection of mouth-watering multi-cuisine dishes such as Orange Ginger Sesame Chicken, Roasted vegetable Quinoa, Soul Seasoned Cod Fillet with Pasta and many more.
8All are welcome
A spokesman for the Soul Kitchen says “All are welcome at our table where locally-sourced ingredients, dignity, and respect are always on the menu.” The menu has three courses that draw inspiration from local American cuisine and JBJ Soul Kitchen ensures that the meals are delicious and nutritious too with a lot of healthy elements which is why the name soul kitchen that serves a lot of soul food.