At age 8 Robert Sliwowski a.k.a. Bobby Chez was selling fruit flavored snowballs from his small wagon. Most of the older kids offered three flavors. Bobby offered ten. At age fifteen, Bobby and his mom Phyllis worked the hot dog concession at Woodcrest Country Club. At age twenty-three, Sliwowski operated the kitchen of the Country Squire Motor Lodge. After six months of operation, Bobby decided to open his own restaurant…South Jersey’s legendary Chez Robert was born. He was the owner/chef of Chez Robert from 1976 until 1995 at it’s three different locations.