Joe CharetteExecutive DirectorRutgers Dining Services

Joe Charette is the Executive Director of Rutgers Dining Services, where he has spent the last thirty years of his food service career. He is a graduate of Cook College, class of 1977
After gaining valuable experience in some of the finer restaurants in Washington D.C.'s Georgetown area in the late 70’s, Joe wrote the menus and wine lists for several privately owned upscale restaurants in Colorado.  He later opened some casual-theme restaurants, for a Denver based professional athlete, and then spent six years with S&A Restaurant Corporation, where he opened and managed several Bennigan’s in New Mexico, Arizona and New Jersey in the 1980’s.