Charlene Barrie FTR Photo

Charlene Barrie

Owner | Char's Kitchen

Charlene Barrie is a seasoned entrepreneur who has owned her eponymous enterprise, Char’s Kitchen, since 1995. Spending much of her time making over a dozen varieties of homemade jellies and jams from her homegrown fruits and vegetables, she also makes delicious, homemade salsa, syrups and pickles in numerous flavors. Among her delectable recipes, her most prized flavors include strawberry rhubarb, raspberry rhubarb and raspberry jalapeno. Impressively, Ms. Barrie’s products can be purchased from over 30 food stores across South Dakota, as well as in several locations in North Dakota, Arkansas, Tennessee and Arizona. Her products are also sold nationally and overseas directly from her website. Well-versed in all aspects of food safety and preparation, Ms. Barrie holds a food service license from the South Dakota Department of Health and earned a ServSafe certification from the National Restaurant Association. She maintains affiliation with the American Legion as a member and past president and Veterans of Foreign Wars as a lifetime board member in her spare time. In accounting for her success, Ms. Barrie credits her decades of diligent work and commitment to providing top-quality products. She earned the 2022 Diamond Award from Carrington Publishers to celebrate her accomplishments.

Marquis Legacy Video

Ms. Barrie’s vocational journey and achievements were documented in a video by Marquis Who’s Who.

Millennium Magazine

In light of her success, Ms. Barrie was featured on her cover of the eighth edition of Millennium, A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine.

Forbes Magazine

Recognizing her superb entrepreneurial skills, Ms. Barrie was highlighted in the North and South Dakota issue of Forbes Magazine in February 2023.

Marquis Timeline

Ms. Barrie’s life and professional path were detailed in a timeline of professional milestones.

Who's Who of Professional Women

Ms. Barrie was honored among Who’s Who of Professional Women in the field of entrepreneurship for her prowess in the culinary arts.

Personal Website

Peruse Ms. Barrie’s personal website to purchase her products and learn more about her culinary background.

Lifetime Achievement Press Release

Ms. Barrie was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who in 2020 and honored with a press release.

Times Square Press Release

For her excellence in organic food service and production, Ms. Barrie was featured in Times Square, New York, and recognized with a press release in 2022.

Who's Who in the World Press Release

Notably, Ms. Barrie was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in the World in 2023.



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350 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556  

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