Jen Hidinger-Kendrick


In her role as co-founder of Staplehouse Restaurant, Jennifer Hidinger-Kendrick orchestrates the development and execution of all aspects of the restaurant including the design, operational features and all business management. As co-founder and spokesperson for the Giving Kitchen (GK), Jen advises on brand awareness and community involvement while providing a personal account in telling the story of GK on a local and national platform.

Prior to establishing Staplehouse and GK with her late husband, Chef Ryan Hidinger, Jen served as the Manager of Seed Factory, a prominent children’s boutique in Atlanta, GA, assisting in employee training, scheduling, product buying and floor design. Before joining Seed Factory, Jen held the position of Account Executive at Austin Kelly Advertising where she managed relationships with clients and vendors including several local and regional clients such as Piedmont Hospital and Papa John’s Pizza.

Jen received her bachelor of arts and sciences in broadcast communication from Indiana University. She lives in Atlanta, GA.

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