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Jesse is a leadership facilitator and chef with almost 20 years of experience leading teams in the joyful art of making beautiful deliciousness. Jesse’s unique facilitation style combines his management experience, leadership coaching, lifelong study of aikido, and the lessons he’s learned as a parent into a heartfelt practice that brings out the best in his clients and their companies. 

In addition to Sacred Kitchen events, Jesse has a micro-coaching practice working with  a handful of high impact leaders helping them get clear about who they are and what they stand for in their most important relationships.  Learn about Jesse's coaching here. 

Jesse is cares deeply about social justice and he is passionate about creating a felt sense of welcome for all people at his events and in his community.   Jesse lives in Oakland, loves to dance, and is the father of a 9 year old son, Elijah.