Celebrity’s Soul Food, the country’s fastest-growing soul food chain, was recently named a winner of the Bronze Maverick of the Year in the Consumer Services category at the 19th annual Stevie Awards. The company’s historic move to be the first national soul food chain and its innovative approach to serving and presenting the cuisine are part of what helped secure the win.

Nicknamed the Stevie’s for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. More than 3,800 nominations were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. This was a record number of entries. Winners of the 2021 Stevie Awards were honored through a virtual ceremony. Celebrity’s Soul Food’s acceptance speech was presented by Dr. Fredrick Jacobs, Co-Founder and CEO. Hear Dr. J’s moving speech below.

Sheen caught up with CEO, Fredrick Jacobs of Celebrity’s Soul Food to congratulate the fastest-growing soul food chain in the United States for receiving an amazing honor.

How does it feel for Celebrity’s Soul Food to be a recipient of the prestigious Stevie Award?

We are incredibly honored and thrilled to be the recipient of the Bronze Maverick of the Year award,” said Dr. Fredrick Jacobs, Co-Founder and CEO of Celebrity’s Soul Food. “Despite the challenges of the past year, our team remained focused and committed to our growth, and for that we are so grateful. We also applaud our fellow winners and nominees for staying resilient during these times and continuing to shine.

How can our readers learn more about Celebrity’s Soul Food?

You can learn more about Celebrity’s Soul Food by visiting us here. 

L to R: Co-Founders Taja Jacobs and Dr. Fredrick Jacobs of Celebrity’s Soul Food

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie’s recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards here.

About Celebrity’s Soul Food

Celebrity’s Soul Food®, the country’s fastest-growing soul food chain, provides legendary, scratch-made dishes paired with a VIP experience to every guest. The quality casual restaurant takes guests on a culinary adventure with their innovative twists on traditional soul food. Dishes are prepared fresh and with high-quality ingredients.

Celebrity’s Soul Food was founded and is spearheaded by husband-and-wife duo, Dr. Fredrick and Taja Jacobs. Celebrity’s Soul Food was named Bronze winner of the 2021 Stevie Awards for Maverick of the Year-Consumer Services. Corporate offices are located in California and Florida. For more information, click here.

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All images courtesy of Dr. Fredrick Jacobs