Meet Executive Chef Monique Ruvolo

Chef Monique Achaia Ruvolo creates refined comfort food that blends her Mediterranean background with fresh, local ingredients.  Born and raised in New Jersey, Monique began to learn her craft in her mother's kitchen preparing traditional Middle-Eastern dishes which she fused with local Italian cuisine.  She has since worked her way up the culinary ladder at a variety of different restaurants specializing in a wide range of regional cuisines including French, Spanish, and Asian.  Chef Monique's food is creatively prepared and globally inspired.  In keeping with the IBC philosophy, she strives to incorporate fresh, local ingredients from area farms and purveyors.  Her goal is to provide dishes that both excite the palate and warm the soul.