Michael Morrisette has been named General Manager at The Strand House® in Manhattan Beach, according to Michael Zislis, owner of the notable beachfront restaurant.  Morrisette previously was a partner at Savore Restaurant & Events along with Spago Beverly Hills chefs Richard Lauter and Erez Levy and brings three decades of hospitality industry experience to the landmark oceanfront restaurant’s executive management staff.

Eric Babajko, who has worked as a floor manager at The Strand House since the restaurant opened one year ago, has been promoted to Assistant General manager.

The Strand House is dedicated to providing an exceptional food and wine dining experience within a setting that is extraordinary and upscale, yet completely welcoming, and Michael’s professionalism and talents are in complete alignment with our goals and values,” said Zislis.

Morrisette has held management roles at several prominent restaurants throughout Los Angeles, including Jackson’s, La Cachette, Citrin, Maple Drive and Café del Rey. He helped open and was instrumental in bringing Mélisse to its Four Star Mobil status.

“I am very happy to be working with chefs Neal Fraser and Greg Hozinksy, and excited for the opportunity to raise the level of service to match the incredible view, ambience of the dining room, and the exceptional cuisine that is coming out of The Strand House kitchen” said Morrisette.
The Strand House is located at 117 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, in Manhattan Beach. The restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dinner hours are Tuesday through Friday from 5 p.m. – close.  Saturday and Sunday Brunch hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Strand Bar is open Tuesday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. – close, and Saturday/Sunday from 10 a.m. – close.  For reservations and details, call 310.545.7470. Or go to <>mi