Jackie Paige-Heidelberg
2019 Love Rocks Cafe

Chef Jackie Page-Heidelberg is born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has been working in the industry since she was 15, but over the years has done some other work but always came back to food. Her mother had a catering business, and when she passed, she was urged to continue it. Her sister moved back to Pittsburgh and suggested that she go to culinary school. She graduated when she was 47 years old. About 7 months later she quit her job and started a catering business which lead me into having a brick-and-mortar space. The Love Rocks Café is her dream that has come to fruition. The Café name comes from her love of food and her mom and sister, both of whom died of cancer. She wanted to make them proud. She is also the mother of a 25-year-old who is about to get married and a 22-year-old daughter born with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome and the grandmother of a 4-year-old named Sage.