JOSEPH SCHAFER WILL LEAD AS EXECUTIVE CHEF AT EARTH AT HIDDEN POND
KENNEBUNKPORT, ME (June 27, 2017) – Tim Harrington, founding partner of the Kennebunkport Resort Collection (KRC), announced today that Joseph A. Schafer has been named the executive chef of Earth at Hidden Pond. His appointment is effective today.
“It is with great pleasure that we bring Joe Schafer back to Kennebunkport to helm the kitchen at Earth,” Harrington said. “Joe’s energy, expertise, and creativity will further burnish Hidden Pond’s luxury reputation.”
Schafer spent eight years at The Lodge at Glendorn, a Relais & Chateaux property in Bradford, PA, where he served as executive chef, co-general manager, and director of food and beverage. While there, he led the restaurant to achieve its first AAA Four Diamond rating, and earned the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence eight years in a row. In addition to the creation of daily menus and a wine list of 350 selections, he built and managed an onsite garden that produced 72 varieties of vegetables for the
We would like to thank the following local farmers, artisans and purveyors who support our passion for local sustainability and provide delicious, lovingly tended ingredients used to compose the dishes we prepare for you:
- Hidden Pond Gardens
- Nonesuch Oysters
- Breezy Hill Farm
- Black Rock Farm
- Browne Trading
- Serendipity Ranch
- A Wee Bit Farm
- Seacoast Coffee Co.
- Tibbits Edibles