When he got tired of Toronto life he moved on to Casino Windsor as a Restaurant chef at its exclusive fine dining Restaurant called Cache where he displayed his talents to the crème de la crème crowd of Casino Windsor patrons.
While working at Casino Windsor he had an opening to work with Chef Wilhiem Wetscher, CCC at the Crowne Plaza Hotel as a Restaurant Chef. After a couple of months he was promoted to Executive Sous Chef. While working at the Crowne Plaza he did his Chef de Cuisine certification from Sait Calgary and became a Certified Chef de Cuisine in May 2003.
His passion for cooking and dealing with guests gave birth to the Coconut Lagoon Restaurant. This is his own venture where he displays his talents and showcases the exclusive cuisine of Kerala with a modern twist. Coconut Lagoon Restaurant is the first of its kind in the nation’s capital.
After opening it’s doors in May 2004, Coconut Lagoon received a lot of positive reviews and became the talk of the Town.
Joe is active in the community by being a member of Les Toques Blanches, Ottawa Chapter and the CCFCC.