Justin brings a wide range of experience to the Castagna kitchen. His career includes time spent at some of the world’s most esteemed restaurants including Chef Rene Redzepi’s Noma in Denmark, San Diego’s L’Auberge Del Mar, and the moderninst establishment Mugaritz in San Sebastian. After working under renowned pastry chef Alex Stupak at New York’s WD-50, Justin joined Castagna. He was nominated for the James Beard Foundation’s Rising Star Chef award in 2013, and Best Chef Northwest award in 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. In 2018 he was also awarded a ‘Rising Star’ award by Starchefs and continues to push the boundaries of fine dining in Portland.