Chef Demo – Joy Crump

Saturday, Sept. 22nd: 3 - 4 pm Chef Demo Tent
Included with Admission

A Year in the Life of a Tomato: Tomato Marmalade and More!

There’s nothing better than actual tomato season between June and September when the plants are at their peak of flavor.

Join Crump for her take on year-round tomato recipes – and never waste a single, precious one!

Joy Crump

Founder/Executive Chef FOODE, Mercantile
Joy Crump

A Pennsylvania native, Joy Crump is known for crafting the seasons’ best locally sourced ingredients into comfortable, refined dishes. A culinary graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, Joy honed her skills alongside farm-to-table pioneers, chefs Michael Tuohy and Kevin Gillespie. In 2011, Joy opened her first restaurant, FOODE, in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, with business partner Beth Black. In 2014, the duo opened their second Fredericksburg restaurant, Mercantile. Crump has had the honor of cooking at the James Beard House in both 2016 and 2017, and is actively involved in the James Beard Foundation’s Impact Programs for Food Policy, Chef Advocacy and Change.