Born and raised in south Georgia, Joy was heavily influenced by the traditional southern cooking of her great-grandmother. Later, Joy took her passion for time-honored hand-made meals with her to rural Italy.
In the kitchens of small family owned shops and restaurants Joy came to understand that cultures half a world away were similar in many ways. The care and attention in making hand-rolled pasta and Sunday’s Ragu were nearly identical to the way her grandmother made fresh southern biscuits and sawmill gravy from scratch. Later travels to Spain introduced Joy to the most innovated of modern culinary techniques.
With these lessons in mind Joy continually strives to create new and innovative recipes that bring technique, nutrition and flavour together. Come in to the cafe today for a sampling of some of these culinary creations. To view the cafe’s menu, click here.