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Chef Joe has worked in the foodservice industry for more than 24 years, perfecting his craft as executive chef & co-founder with a variety of culinary food-service concepts. His career blossomed at URJ Camp Harlam, where he oversaw foodservice operations for Jewish Kosher Style camp kitchen serving 3,000 wholesome meals and 2,000 fresh baked desserts a day (7) days a week with a team of 23 people and was promoted to a Food-service Director. Chef Joe really loves the Chef Development side of the business as well with his mentorship and training people his knowledge in this culinary industry. Growing up in NJ and resided in Warren County Phillipsburg New Jersey, Chef Joe is passionate about scratch-made cooking and sourcing food locally & natural products that he believes in supporting local farmers and purveyors when you can. Bringing the benefits of Local- farm-to a mainstream. When outside of the kitchen, Chef Joe can be found spending time with his family or at one of his kids sporting events.

Joseph Stout

Chef Joseph Stout

Katherine Gibbs College - Associate Degree Business Management/Administration

Focus: Culinary Development


Certified Food Safety Manager and Allergen certified


Award Winning Chef “Restore the Shore Cook-Off(Soup On) 2013”


- Chefmeals LLC- chef founder

- Mademeals LLC – executive chef & co-founder

- Chestnut Lake Camp- Food Service Director

- College Fresh- Chapter House Chef

- Gill Grilling- Chapter House Chef

- URJ Camp Harlam – Head Chef, Food-service Director

- Princeton Blairstown Center- Food Service & Housekeeping Coordinator

- Alpha Omicron Phi- Chapter House Chef

- Corporate Food Services and independent culinary operations

Work History



Meatloaf, Eggplant Parm and Asparagus


Food..LOL..I must say with all my years in this industry, I cook a lot of culture cuisines but I will say it's my fall off the bone ribs.


“Sharp as my blade, but a little rough around the edges”


Cooking, Teaching his daughters cooking and collecting die-cast cars.



Fun. Inspired. Ambitious.

Fun Facts!

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