Joel studied at Saint Paul College before working as the Sous Chef at In Season Restaurant, The Kenwood and Stout's Island Lodge. He currently works as the Executive Sous Chef at Tavolàta in Belltown.
First Restaurant Job
Last Restaurant Job
Sous Chef at In Season restaurant.
Alternate Universe Career
Pro football scout
Favorite Late Night Snack
Best Meal Ever
Recently traveled home to Minnesota and had an unbelievable experience at this restaurant called Heyday. My chef mentor cooked the entire meal, it will not be forgotten!
After Work Hangout
Favorite Seattle Restaurants
Walrus And The Carpenter, Paseo, Monkey Bridge
Being able to see an ingredient or sauce change from nothing special to something amazing.
Restaurant Pet Peeve
What do you love about Seattle?
Never snowing, and the beautiful views.
Favorite Place In The World
Cabin on the lake
Memorable Kitchen Disaster
Spilling romesco sauce all over the kitchen.
Can't Live Without
The Minnesota Vikings
What's On The DVR?
What's On The iPod?