Joseph and Britta grew up a world apart but ended up finding true love in the Virgin Islands. He,from a small family farm in the Pacific Northwest and she from the white sandy beaches of Florida married in 2012 on the island of St Croix.
Before moving to the Caribbean Joseph received degrees in both the Culinary Arts and Patisserie and Baking from Western Culinary Institute in Portland Oregon and in 2009 he packed his bags for the islands. He promptly bought his first sailboat and moved on board.
Britta came to St. Croix as a PADI dive instructor in 2005 working at local dive shops and in the hospitality industry where she was able to take advantage of some of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean. Before the couple married they began to eagerly explore the Virgin Islands on their live aboard sailboat and have explored the entire scope of the Lessser
Joseph comes to Dianna Rose by way of Motor Yacht Freedom a luxury yacht where he worked as the chef for 5 years. It was here that he took his restaurant philosophy and adapted it to yachting. He prides himself on sourcing from local farmers and fishermen and utilizing his relationships he has cultivated while in the restaurant industry in the Caribbean.
While the couple lived on St. John Britta worked aboard Kiote, a 36 foot Pearson. Here she was able to give that special touch to the clients experience, many of whom had never even been
snorkeling before. Her love for everything underwater would quickly put her guests at ease and her knowledge as a dive instructor would allow her to point out and identify everything that swims and crawls below the oceans surface.
Now this chef turned captain and his mermaid wife bring to Dianna Rose the credentials to offer a vacation of a lifetime. The intricate knowledge of this world class sailing destination that they possess will leave guests breathless and memories to last a lifetime.