Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina Names Paul O’Shea Executive Chef
MONTAUK, NEW YORK (February 11, 2016) – Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina, Long Island’s renowned waterfront oasis, recently announced the appointment of Paul O’Shea as executive chef. O’Shea, who began his culinary training in Ireland, Wales and London, brings more than 30 years of culinary experience to the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina.
O’Shea will lead culinary operations and menu development within the resort’s restaurants including Gulf Coast Kitchen, Barracuda Bar, Turtle Lounge and Hurricane Alley. He plans to overhaul the existing menus, incorporating new, innovative items such as local, sustainable crudo and ceviche, fresh lobster pot pie, a beef cheeks burger and a new “Byte Flyte” Bar Menu.
“Paul’s European training and extensive experience with upscale gastronomy will bring exciting change to the resort,” said Matthew Hittleman, general manager of Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina. “His take on fresh, local dishes will elevate Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina as a standalone dining destination in The Hamptons.”
O’Shea’s culinary influence is not exclusive to the resort’s restaurants. His expertise will be utilized in creating inventive banquet menus for events, weddings and meetings, as the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina is known for its premier setting in the heart of Montauk Harbor.
“My knowledge and passion for European and American culinary techniques will bring a unique combination of dishes to the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina,” said O’Shea. “I am pursuing my passion to impress guests with high-quality cuisine and uphold the impeccable standards of the resort to ensure memorable dining experiences.”
O’Shea’s previous experience includes executive chef positions at MGM Mirage Resorts and Caesars in Las Vegas as well as Hawks Cay Resort & Marina in the Florida Keys. Most recently he was Executive Chef at Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
For more information on resort dining please visit www.MontaukYachtClub.com.
About Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
Located on a private lakefront in Montauk, a hamlet in the town of East Hampton, the Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina has been the preferred playground for a who’s who of visitors since famed entrepreneur Carl Fisher built the original clubhouse in 1926. After a multimillion dollar redesign and renovation, the world-class property features 104 nautically-inspired guestrooms, 232- slip full-service, mega-yacht Marina; fine dining and cocktails at the Gulf Coast Kitchen, Hurricane Alley, Barracuda Bar and Turtle Lounge; the full-service SPA MYC, SALON MYC and fitness center; a private beach and three swimming pools; Har-tru lighted tennis courts; easy access to fishing and water sports; and 10,000- feet of indoor meeting and event space plus the expansive Great Lawn that can accommodate large-scale tented events up to 1,000 people. For more information, please visit www.MontaukYachtClub.com.