Joanne Chang

Joanne Chang



About a week into my first cooking job, I knew the kitchen and this industry was the place for me; and since then, every job I have had has impacted my career!


JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARD
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Clear direct communication is key to being a great pastry chef and a great leader.
I work hard to share my passion with my team and if they are sparked by the same passion, we mutually work towards inspiring each other.
When hiring, I look for clear communicators with an eagerness to learn, and a passion for excellent guest service and amazing food.
I immerse myself in our operations each day and learn from my staff, my guests, and my managers. I read constantly and try to travel as much as I can get away to see what others are doing.
I am driven by the passion to spread joy through amazing food and guest hospitality.

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