Freehold, NJ >> March 12, 2024   The Loaded Spoon is thrilled to announce the appointment of Neil West as its new Executive Chef and Culinary Director. With decades of culinary expertise, West brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to his new role.

Chef Neil’s focus is to elevate the overall dining experience, to entice both new and returning patrons with his cuisine. Chef West’s vision is clear: “to create a menu that sparks conversation and leaves guests eagerly anticipating their next visit.”

His diverse experiences spanned various roles across prestigious restaurants, hotels, and catering facilities. West’s career is punctuated by accomplishments, including recognition from The Chaine de Rotisseurs for his exceptional eight-course degustation menu, and critical acclaim from various publications such as the New York Times, Bon Appetit, and Food & Wine Magazine.

His decision to join The Loaded Spoon was driven by the vibrant energy and passion of the team, coupled with a desire to elevate the restaurant to new culinary heights. Inspired by the challenge and the evolution of the restaurant’s identity, West is set to unveil a new menu that promises to tantalize taste buds and captivate diners.

The new menu curated by Chef West reflects his commitment to consistency, creativity, and culinary excellence. From innovative appetizers like Spring Rolls stuffed with crispy shrimp, crab, and scallops with a sweet honey soy dipping sauce to mouthwatering main plates such as flavorful Zuppa Di’Fra Diablo and irresistible Pacceri Bolognese, each dish is crafted with precision.

For those seeking an unforgettable dining experience, The Loaded Spoon under Chef Neil West’s guidance promises to be a culinary destination like no other.

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About The Loaded Spoon

The Loaded Spoon is located at 108 Schanck Rd in Freehold, NJ. Sign up for updates and offers here.

For more information, including photos and interviews, contact Krissy Dalton at 732-577-8200, ext. 244