Josh Berry Union Restaurant

Maine native Josh Berry is at the helm of UNION, one of the hottest new restaurants in Portland located in the former Portland Press Herald newspaper building and part of The Press Hotel. A seasoned chef specializing in enhanced local cuisine, UNION has been one of Portland’s most buzzed-about new openings (May 2015).

Chef Berry’s extensive experience includes acclaimed restaurants across the country, most recently as Executive Chef at Forbes 4-star, Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT.  He’s also led the culinary operations at The BALSAMS Grand Resort in NH, Internationally, Josh spent a year working at Hotel Austoria in Luzern, Switzerland, and further honed his culinary talents in Italy, before returning to the U.S. where he’s as happy as a clam to be back in Maine and engulfed in Portland’s hot culinary scene.

Appearances

The Spirit of Maine

A riverside celebration of Maine’s culinary bounty!

Hosted by Chef David Turin and Azalea Events

Featuring:

David Turin – David’s Restaurants

Norm Hebert – Bintliff’s Ogunquit

Daniel Dumont – Black Point Inn

Josh Berry – Union at the Press Hotel

This very special evening kicks the Festival into high gear with a party that honors Maine’s forests. Maine’s top chefs will prepare an array of fresh and local dishes complimented by locally crafted wine, beer, and spirits. Guest DJ’s, dancing, and dessert will cap the evening off Kennebunkport-style.

Art of Dining: Burke Residence featuring Chef Josh Berry of Union at the Press Hotel

Intimate dinners in exquisite private homes prepared by acclaimed chefs, featuring multiple courses and wines paired with each. Proceeds support Full Plates, Full Potential, Maine’s effort to eliminate child hunger in our state.