When it comes to food, we...
tell the story
enhance the season
create crave-worthy cuisine
curate unforgettable gatherings
show what's possible
Welcome to the b frame.
Food like you mean it.
About Chef Josh
Chef Josh's lifelong connection to local food, seasonality, farmers and fishermen leads him to create an unique food style that is an authentic ode to his native Maine. He worked in Europe, throughout the US and finally back to Maine where he was awarded Maine's Chef of the Year and was invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard House in NYC.
His recipes appear in many cookbooks, magazines and television shows. His passion now is in helping restaurants develop crave-worthy menus and unique concepts; taking food photos for national magazines and offering a select number of private dining events.
He looks forward to speaking with you about how his 30-years of professional culinary experience can enhance your private events or support your restaurant business.
Every bite has a story...
...this is how we help you tell it.
Chef Josh's consulting packages are designed to curate your success. Fully customizable, these offerings can include building foundational assets, menu curation, hiring or training needs and kitchen design.
Hiring an experienced chef during the early stages helps ensure logistics like equipment & layout are correct and creative assets align with the community and
Food and community partnerships are enhanced when like-minded businesses come together. Chef Josh has paired with local and European vineyards for speciality wine dinners, Picture Maine and artist Charlie Hewitt to bring more art and film to the state, and with non-profits such as Full Plates Full Potential and Wolfe's Neck Farm for their annual donor dinners.
Food is an experience that should be shared and celebrated. Chef Josh offers a select number of private gatherings per season.
He prides himself on creating memorable & delicious intimate events using peak-of-the-season ingredients in your home, yacht or event space. Reach out through the contact form to have a personal conversation.
Show what your food is capable of with distinctive recipes created to align with your brand, needs and customer. Chef Josh elevates in-house, takeaway & partially prepared offerings to increase customer satisfaction and brand loyalty.
Capture the minds and imaginations of your audience with an artistic and sensual image. Chef Josh uses natural light and seasonal staging to give your food or product the spotlight. His "no waste" technique is to showcase your food as it was meant to be enjoyed without the use of artificial additions; everything he photographs can be eaten afterwards.
Chef Josh has been featured in several publications, cookbooks,
TV programs and lectures sharing his recipes, photographs and expertise. He creates unique, regional and seasonal recipes, techniques and stories behind the ingredients, process and history around food.
Create something unforgettable.
Savor the season.
Frequently Asked Questions
If your question is not answered below, please fill out the contact form and Chef Josh will respond shortly.
Why hire Chef Josh?
Chef Josh offers over 30-years of fine dining experience from joining legacy properties to building restaurants from scratch. His passion of cooking "elevated local" cuisine carries through your private events or professional dining room. He is committed to elevating your vision and works along with your team to make it a reality.
How do I book an event date?
Reach out through the contact form below with as much information as you can provide. Chef will contact you to further discuss your vision and needs to ensure it is a match. Once a date is agreed upon, there is a $500 non-refundable deposit. 50% of the event rate is due 7-days prior to your event and the balance within 3-days of completion. Chef takes checks, cash or Venmo.
What types of consulting do you offer?
Chef Josh builds custom consulting packages based on client needs. He offers seasonal menu refreshing; costing audits; BOH assets to kitchen design, equipment recommendations and full-scale culinary concepts.
How do I schedule a consulting meeting?
Fill out the contact form below and Chef will reach out to schedule a discovery call with your team.
How much does it cost & what does it include?
Wether it be a private event or consulting contract, Chef Josh creates unique packages that only include what you need to elevate your event or succeed in the F&B market.
*He does have an event minimum; he will discuss budget during your consultation call.