Elmira, New York
Chef Joshua grew up immersed in cooking from an early age working his way from dishwasher through the various ranks to Executive Chef. After high school He attended Johnson and Wales University where he graduated with a bachelors degree in Culinary Arts. He has spent time cooking in Italy, at Michelin starred Del Posto in NYC, Restaurant Bouchard, and Revolving Door in Newport, RI. He most recently held the position of Chef de Cuisine at Gracie’s in Providence RI. In Early 2020 chef Josh created JB Cuisine Personal chef Services. Chef Josh’s cuisine could best be described as locally sourced and globally inspired. He finds inspiration from travels around the world and brings them to your plate with elegance and bold flavor.
How long have you been working with Big City Chefs?
Since February 2020
If I were a spice, I would be…
I pull flavors from many regions of the world inspired by Restaurants I’ve worked in and places Ive traveled.
My favorite local purveyors, artisans, and farmers:
We have some amazing farmers here in Rhode Island. I have worked extensively with Schartner farms, Four Town Farms, and many more.
What I love about cooking and hospitality…
The Hospitality industry is an ever-changing and beautiful thing. I am so lucky to be present for these special events in peoples lives. I also love to share the knowledge I have, and cooking for people is one of my favorite ways to do so.
What are your top three go-to pantry items?
Good sea salt, crusty artisan bread, butter