Meet the Chef

Forwood Manor

Meet the Chef

Chef Charlie Hearn, Jr. 
Executive Chef, Forwood Manor

ChefCharlieHearn.JPGChef Hearn began working in restaurants at the age of 14 and graduated with Silver Medal Honors from the Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing, New Jersey.

He served as a cake decorator and pastry chef at Philadelphia's historic Termini Brothers Bakery, and has lent his talents to Southern New Jersey's most prestigious country clubs, including Scotland Run Country Club and Woodcrest Country Club, working under renowned chef tony Clerk. Chef Hearn next took his passion to famous restaurant owner Steven Starr's El Vez Restaurant, serving as Sous Chef, before joining the Five Star Team.

"I would describe my cooking style as very modern and always try to incorporate fresh, local ingredients to delight our residents."

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