Kevin LaFemina – Executive Chef

A New Jersey native, Chef Kevin LaFemina is pursuing his passion for cooking. He’s been around restaurants and professional cooking since high school, where he was exposed to the back of the house at an early age, working for a national chain seafood restaurant. From there, he accepted an externship at the prestigious Sea Island Resort, home to several restaurants, including Colt & Alison Steakhouse and Georgia’s only 5-star Forbes-rated The Georgian Room.

Following his externship, he completed his Culinary Arts degree at the famed Culinary Institute of America, where he also attained key certifications. Since then, he has been in the kitchen at Pluckemin Inn, working his way up from a cook, to sous chef, to Chef de Cuisine and eventually becoming the Pluckemin Inn’s Executive Chef, turning out award-winning food every night of the week.