Get to know me better
A certified culinary professional seeking perfection in every dish.
Ian began his formal culinary training in Asheville NC at A.B. Tech Culinary and The Grove Park Inn apprenticeship program. He subsequently took positions in North Carolina, New York, Atlanta, and Hilton Head Island before moving to the Forgotten Coast.
Along the coast, he has held Chef Positions at The Owl Café, Verandas Bistro and The Sunset Coastal Grill over the past 19 years.
Ian loves the challenge of creating delicious food to delight patrons using the best of fresh flavors and ingredients. His varied experiences allow him to create menus and events that respect all food preferences and sensitivities, all the while offering the patron a singular dining experience.
For me, cooking is...
an expression of art and flavor.
I learned to cook at...
A.B. Tech Culinary and The Grove Park Inn apprenticeship program in Asheville North Carolina.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Without a doubt has to be Grant Achatz!
A cooking secret...
I make everything from scratch using naturally sourced ingredients.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Port St Joe.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Port St Joe. You name it!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Port St Joe.
Ian's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Ian
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.