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, Crump honed her skills alongside farm-to-table pioneers, chefs Michael Tuohy and Kevin Gillespie. In 2011, Crump 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.

Joy Crump's Events

11 am - 1 pmFriday

Brunch at Montalto

Joy Crump

The arrival of fall brings a blend of emotions. We say goodbye to summer’s long, toasty days and make...

3 - 4 pmSaturday

Diggin’ It: Fundamentals of Foraging

Joy Crump

All who wander are not lost! Jonathan Till, executive chef of the wildly popular Evening Star restaurant in Alexandria,...

Harvest Tent
Included with Admission