Shade Hotel Announces Their New Executive Chef


Shade Hotel, located in Manhattan Beach, announces a notable South Bay culinary star,Chris Garasic, astheir new Executive Chef.In Garasic’s new capacity, he will oversee menu development and execution for the hotel’s popular [email protected] craft kitchen and modern lounge, and for the property’s meetings, weddings, and special events. He alsoplans to remain devoted to a menu that focuses on fresh, “farm-to-table” cuisine, although he will infuse a little of his international culinary experience into the mix.

In his new position at Shade Hotel, Garasic has implemented a guest chef program, in which various chefs will pop-up at Shade Hotel to provide an exceptional dinner for the Manhattan Beach community.

Garasic has also served as banquet chef at Trump National Golf Club and is a graduate of Western Culinary School in Portland, Oregon.

“Being raised in Oregon allowed me to appreciate a rustic culinary approach,” says Garasic. “My goal is to build on the existing concept of [email protected], while simplifying the menu to allow the flavors to speak for themselves.”

Posted by Ann Chen
Edited by Melanie Figueroa

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