Chef Josh Feathers

Corporate Chef, Blackberry Farm

Cooking for you at The Relais & Chateaux Gala and Harvest Party—NOLA.

It all comes down to the details. The perfect placement for the final piece of fennel on an afternoon masterpiece or the flawless purity of a simple Bartlett Pear, Blackberry Farm Corporate Chef Josh Feathers understands the importance of details in world-class cuisine.

An East Tennessee native who grew up with an appreciation for the region and its land, Chef Feathers understands and appreciates the flavors that the South has to offer, while adding touches of elegance he learned through his world-wide travels.

Finding his culinary inspiration at his initial training in Naples, Italy, Chef Feathers discovered his passion for culinary arts while stationed overseas with the United States Navy. As sous chef for the Commander in Chief of Southern Forces in Europe, Chef Feathers prepared formal dinners and ceremonies for numerous dignitaries. He found inspiration in the culture and cuisine of Italy and its passion for food. Chef Feathers moved back to the United States to begin his next assignment with the Secretary of the Navy. Heads of State, Senators, Foreign Ambassadors and the Navy’s distinguished guests have all experienced the gastronomic talents of Chef Feathers.

Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee

Situated on 4,200 acres with access to an additional 5,000 acres of private wilderness, Blackberry Farm is nestled into the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee. The renowned resort is an elegant 62-room Relais & Chateaux resort that brings together a time-honored belief in not only enjoying the beautiful land on which it sits, but also using it to provide every guest an unforgettable experience.