Neil West joins Loaded Spoon in Freehold as executive chef and culinary director

Neil West joins Loaded Spoon in Freehold

The Loaded Spoon in Freehold recently announced 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.

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

West said 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 reflecting his commitment to consistency, creativity, and culinary excellence.