Trenton, NJ – Humanitarian and Asbury Park native, Marilyn Schlossbach will be sworn in and honored on January 27th as the new chairwoman of the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association (NJRHA). Schlossbach is the owner of Langosta Lounge.
“Marilyn is an exciting chef that brings her flair of international cuisine to New Jersey, whose goal is to bring new and diverse chefs and owners into our association,” said Marilou Halvorsen, president of the NJRHA.
Schlossbach is well known for her local and national humanitarian efforts. She attempts to achieve unforgettable culinary experiences for diners while inspiring support for local and national causes. Her 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 and Waves For Water that work to protect coastlines and marine environments.
In addition, Schlossbach is the founder of the not-for-profit Food for Thought by The Sea, and sits on the board of the newly launched College Achieve Greater Asbury Park Charter School. She lives in Asbury Park with her twin girls, Hari Mar and Rubi Dee, and artist husband Scott Szegeski. # # #