Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Chef Joe received a degree in culinary arts from the Art Institutes International Minnesota in Minneapolis. He has spent his cooking career at various restaurants and catering establishments in the Twin Cities and Saint Cloud, including ownership of Silver Spoon Catering in Saint Cloud. He has most recently been the Executive Chef of The Alcott Restaurant before joining the Levy family as Executive Sous Chef at Target Center and then as Executive Chef of Herbie’s on the Park this year.
Chef Joe particularly enjoys preparing approachable, straightforward American cuisine with an emphasis on cooking from scratch and using local and seasonal ingredients. Chef Joe also brings solid experience with special events and hospitality leadership. He loves working collaboratively with his kitchen team to craft the best possible dining experience for their guests.
Outside the kitchen, he is a passionate Minnesota sports fan and loves spending as much time as possible with his wife, Jen and two children, Kai and Nell.