MARK GALLAUDET Chef Mark in the Old Mill RoomMark Gallaudet
, most recently Assistant Executive Chef at the exclusive Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida, has taken over as the new Executive Chef at Boar's
Head Inn's Four-Diamond Old Mill Room Restaurant.Chef Mark
will oversee the resort's acclaimed Old Mill Room restaurant, three kitchens, the hotel bakery, banquet facilities, and off-premises catering, with a combined staff of 40.
While at the Ocean Reef Club
, Chef Mark
assisted in leading the Club's menu development of over sixteen culinary operations including lounges and volume banquet departments, representing over 100 culinary associates and chefs in season.
In 1994 Mark
was hired as the Executive Sous Chef of the luxurious La Quinta Resort Hotel & Spa in Palm Spring Desert , CA . There, he
further developed both his
culinary and managerial skills while supervising a staff of 110 cooks in five restaurants and extensive banquet facilities. His
culinary talents and organizational skills were quickly noticed by his
peers.In 1995 and at the age of 28, he became the youngest and only American Chef to hold the position of Executive Chef at the prestigious Athenaeum Club in Pasadena , CA . A serious and hardworking individual with a deep love for his craft, it is easy to understand how he got there.
brought to the Athenaeum a tradition of excellence and integrity in the private club culinary world.
will exercise his
Regional American / Continental culinary style and creativity by using fresh and simple ingredients at Boar's
is known for creating dishes that are rich and unique in taste, as well as visually exciting."I'm looking forward to reaching out to the area farmers and creating dishes that are both seasonally and regionally representative" said Executive Chef Mark Gallaudet
.Chef Mark served in the United State Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf . He has won many awards including the Quady Wine Dessert competition and a Silver medal at the ACF culinary salon in Los Angeles . Chef Mark is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the American Culinary Federation. Mark Gallaudet, Executive Chef at Boar's Head InnBoar's Head Inn Executive Chef Mark Gallaudet