About Grindz By Joe Friday
Grindz By Joe Friday is a lifestyle brand focused on fuelling your daily grindz! We offer direct-to-door chef crafted meal plans to inspire and enhance a gourmet yet healthy lifestyle. Our meals are designed to ensure you’re always getting the nutrition you need, in serving sizes that are just right for you, while never compromising on taste or variety.
Whatever the goal - fitness, health, weight loss, or saving time, don’t let food get in your way. Allow Grindz to take care of your all of your nutritional needs and save you hours preparing food by investing in our custom prepared meals that we deliver weekly.
Grindz Founder and Chef, Joe Friday has incorporated his worldly culinary style into the meals and the named the company 'Grindz' to reflect on his time living in Hawaii. The word ‘Grindz’ is slang in Hawaii to describe local-fare. Grindz references the local and seasonal fare from Hawaii and brings that connection to Toronto.
Don’t let anything get in the way of your gains and your grindz! Whether you’re a bodybuilder, fitness enthusiast, dieting, or you simply want to eat well – we’ve got your back. Get out, stay active, be your best, and achieve your goals with Grindz by Joe Friday.
About Chef Joe Friday
Chef Joe Friday was born in North Carolina, raised in Okinawa, Japan, and trained in French Cuisine. At the age of 20, he was one of 10 students selected from around the world to work in the international culinary program at Walt Disney World. He has staged at top restaurants in Europe, Japan, Norway and England. In the US, he was the Sous Chef at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.
In 2010, Chef Friday moved to Canada to work under Jason Bangerter for the opening of Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini's new venture, Luma at TIFF Bell Lightbox. He was part of the team that opened Bar Mozza (Alimento Fine Foods Emporium) where he was also the Executive Chef. In 2015, Joe became part owner and Executive Chef at ViaVai, a Pizzeria and Wine Bar in Yorkville Toronto.
Joe is the Founder of The Chef Collective., which is a chef driven organization committed to supporting local and world wide chefs by providing them with a platform to showcase their talents. Joe is also part owner in Calii Love, is a Hawaiian/California inspired poke restaurant with multiple locations in downtown Toronto.