Lawry’s Restaurants Inc. is pleased to announce Anthony Endy as Executive Chef of Five Crowns and SideDoor in Corona del Mar.
Chef Endy comes to Five Crowns and SideDoor from Paul Martin’s American Grill, where he served as Chef Partner and most recently as Director of Culinary Operations since 2012. Prior to joining Paul Martin’s, Endy was Sous Chef for the acclaimed chef Julie Robles, and spent most of his early career at the Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café in Santa Barbara as both Executive Chef and General Manager.
“We are thrilled to welcome Chef Anthony to our core team and restaurant family,” said Lawry’s Restaurants Inc. Corporate Executive Chef and Vice President, Ryan O’Melveny Wilson. “He brings a creativity and consistent excellence to the kitchen that will be a tremendous asset and continue to maintain the highest standards for both of our restaurants.”
Inspired by his mother and grandmother to pursue becoming a professional chef, Endy has been in the restaurant industry since high school and has found a fitting home at Five Crowns and SideDoor.
“Becoming a part of the Lawry’s Restaurants family is a very exciting step for me,” commented Endy. “I believe in their philosophy of high quality, seasonal and responsibly sourced ingredients as well as their family operated personal approach to the table to make for a memorable experience at each meal.”