MEET CHEF JOE
Chef Joe Arvin joins Antunes following seven years as chef and equipment spokesman for an international foodservice equipment manufacturer. He brings with him a wealth of culinary experience that not only includes multiple tenures as an executive chef, but also restaurant consulting, television appearances and professional competitions.
Chef Joe entered the foodservice industry after earning his culinary degree at Baltimore International College. His travels abroad inform a deep understanding of international food and have fostered a particular specialty in Mediterranean and Italian cuisines.
Chef Joe is a three-time champion of the Chicago Culinary Fight Club and has starred as a featured chef on the televisions shows Chopped, Big Brother, Cutthroat Kitchen and The Taste. Last year, he finished sixth at the World Food Championships, competing against more than 400 culinary teams.