Salt School™ by Salt HotelsIn 2016, Bowd created Salt School™ with his partners Kevin O’Shea & Jenni Loughman to provide alternative education and job training to those interested in a career in hospitality. In past years, there have been a total of 4 Salt Schools with over 500 local participants, many of which have been employed at Salt Hotels’ in Asbury Park.
ScholarshipsIn past years, the hospitality industry lost five people who had positive impacts on many during their careers. In 2018, Salt Hotels launched a series of scholarships to honor their memories. With the hope of inspiring a future generation to make an impact in their communities, Salt awards five, $2500 scholarships each year. The scholarships can be used for any accredited course tuition which will further a personal or professional education.