Joel Walding grew up in Nova Scotia Canada, where his love of food and service began at an early age. He later moved to Houston, Texas where he attended the International Culinary Academy and graduated with honors. He arrived at Veritas as Chef de Cuisine at the farmhouse while honing his love of customer interaction and farm to table cuisine. After a brief stint as a Private Chef, Joel returned to Veritas as the Executive chef in 2016. Joel lives in Palmyra with his wife Kelly, and two daughters Avery, and Savannah.
Claret paired with blackberry glazed duck breast, whole grain fingerling potatoes, blackened asparagus, red onion jam, and a merlot reduction
Director of Culinary Operation / Executive Chef