Chef Kenny Gilbert

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Chef Kenny Gilbert has closed his Gilbert’s Social restaurant at 4021 Southside Blvd.

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Tuesday on First Coast Connect we heard about the upcoming Women’s March in Jacksonville with organizers Jennifer Wolfe, Bonnie Hendrix, Mary Cobb and Nancy Quinones (01:05).

The latest segment of Moveable Feast featured the first ever Food Judges Symposium (29:01).

Chef Kenny Gilbert talked about his latest eatery, Gilbert’s Southern Kitchen & Bar (36:38).

Cole Pepper talked about the Jaguars big playoff win in Pittsburgh and looked ahead to Sunday’s AFC Championship game against New England (46:00).   


Thursday on First Coast Connect, we spoke with Jacksonville Transportation Authority CEO Nathaniel Ford about the future of transportation in the city. We also heard from local chef and restaurant owner Kenny Gilbert about his plans to expand the local restaurant scene. Swamp Radio’s Ian Mairs along with chef Stephen Dimare joined the show to talk about their upcoming dinner and radio theater event “Early Thanks” being held Saturday at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. 


The Church of Eleven22, a popular Jacksonville church in the Intracoastal area, is one of the fastest growing congregations in the country, drawing young worshippers attracted to its positive message and dynamic pastor.

Over the past decade, jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have grown at a rate three times faster than non-STEM jobs. The Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub is a new entity solely dedicated to accelerating the growth of STEM initiatives in the Northeast Florida region. We discuss this new push with Gary Chartrand, outgoing Florida Board of Education chairman.

Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Thomas Brott joins us with information about the Clinic's CREST-2 trial studying stroke prevention and treatment. May is Stroke Awareness Month.