As Corporate Chef, Chef Jason Goddard oversees the Aielli Group’s culinary teams at Sea Salt, Barbatella, Dorona, and Grappino in Naples, and Sea Salt in St. Pete. His talent and leadership have helped the restaurants become an integral part of the vibrant culinary scene in Southwest Florida, with many awards to his credit.
Chef Jason grew up on a small sustainable farm in Iowa which grew produce for the family table and local farmer’s markets. At an early age, he cooked alongside local chefs and butchers before embarking on a professional career. He fine-tuned his craft working for caterers, high-volume restaurants, and organic cafes. After years of real-world experience, he joined the opening team at Sea Salt. Under the guidance of Chef Fabrizio Aielli, his creative talents have been nurtured and have led to his current position working alongside his mentor