Chef John LaPosta

If you are a Capital Region local, you most likely have visited or at least heard about Innovo Kitchen. Innovo Kitchen is known for their diverse and delicious menu options and the sincere hospitality that they provide their customers. One of the main reasons for Innovo’s success in the restaurant industry is Chef John LaPosta. 

Chef John LaPosta has been in the restaurant industry for over 30 years as one of the Capital Region’s most popular chefs. Prior to opening Innovo Kitchen John and his partner, Tina Kruger, owned and operated Maestros in Saratoga Springs. They sold the highly successful restaurant in 2015. Some of his other exciting experiences in the restaurant industry include a four-year position as the Executive Chef at Jack’s Oyster House in Albany, a position with the Conservatory Grille in Clifton Park, and a position as Executive Chef and Innkeeper at the Cambridge Hotel.  

Chef John LaPosta has a vision for Innovo Kitchen to be the new standard by which all judge the local dining scene. He plans to do this by continuing to provide great energy, fine hospitality, and outstanding food. Everyone who comes to Innovo Kitchen knows John for his amazing food and unique style. He has a simple philosophy of “putting love on the plate.”  

At Innovo Kitchen. Chef John LaPosta, Tina Kruger, and the entire team have created a truly unique dining experience. Wherever you decide to sit, the dining room or outdoor patio, the ambience is sure to please. You can also pick up a delicious meal curbside or have the Innovo staff deliver your meal to enjoy in the comfort of your home. Tina’s contagious smile and passion will infuse the restaurant with a level of hospitality and warmth like a giant blanket being wrapped around you.  

The Chef and his staff operate with one sole mission, “the answer is always yes, now ask your question.” They operate with this mission to always please the customer, provide exceptional service, and innovative thinking and menu planning. We encourage anyone who hasn’t been to Innovo Kitchen and experienced the delicious menu offerings from Chef John LaPosta to come out and try it for yourself.