Category: chefs

pastry chef joseph gabriel

Pastry Chef Joseph Gabriel

Biography Executive Pastry Chef Joseph Gabriel joined the Oceana culinary team in 2012, and has been delighting diners with his sumptuous desserts that highlight modern twists on classics, flavor combinations,… Read more »

RAMIRO JIMENEZ,

Biography Chef Ramiro Jimenez began his culinary journey early in life. When he came to the United States, he joined Positano on Park Avenue as a pastry cook, and after… Read more »

MARK FARRO

Biography Chef Mark Farro, a lifelong resident of Warren, leads the kitchen of the acclaimed Uproot Restaurant, in his home town. This is the position he has been groomed for… Read more »

CHRISTOPHER ALBRECHT

Biography Christopher Albrecht was born and raised in Central New Jersey. Growing up he spent most of his time either down the shore on Long Beach Island, playing baseball or… Read more »

PAOLO VIEIRA

Biography Owner of Paolo’s Kitchen in New Providence, NJ, Chef Paolo Vieira believes in using the freshest ingredients to prepare his rustic Italian cuisine. For most of his life, Chef… Read more »

RICHARD SANDOVAL

Biography Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Richard Sandoval grew up surrounded by Mexican culture and food. His father, a successful restaurateur, instilled in him a passion for the cuisine of… Read more »

CHRISTINE M. OKEZIE

Biography Christine M. Okezie is a Natural Foods Chef and Certified Holistic Health Coach and a loving mother of two. She founded her company, Your Delicious Balance to fulfill her… Read more »

WADE BURCH, South West NY

Biography Wade Burch might, at first blush, cut the figure of a grizzled veteran New Yorker, but he’s a true Texan through and through. He did grow up in Texas… Read more »