A native of New Jersey, Aaron discovered his passion for cooking at the age of 14 in a culinary high school, while working under some of New Jersey’s finest chefs. Having graduated from Johnson & Wales, Aaron has called Rhode Island his home ever since and over the years has been Executive Chef / Culinary Director at many local favorites, such as Providence Oyster Bar, D’Carlo’s Trattoria, Providence G Restaurant Group, co-owner at Cook & Dagger, and most recently Executive Chef of Newport Restaurant Group’s Boat House Waterfront Dining in Tiverton, RI. His extensive culinary career has allowed him to become an expert in various styles of cooking and types of cuisine. Aaron’s continued love of learning brings him to many different seminars, chef-collaboratives and food incubators, where he continues to gain invaluable knowledge in sustainability practices and the use of regional foods. Aaron is proud to bring his love of food and hospitality to The Martucci Group.