Published On: Fri, Sep 13th, 2019

Mastro’s Ocean Club Welcomes New Executive Chef

Chef Chi Chan
Photo: Landry’s

Classically Trained Chef Chi Chan to Bring New Refined Flavors to the Illustrious Waterfront Restaurant

Boca Raton, FL – Mastro’s Ocean Club is pleased to announce Chef Chi Chan as the restaurant’s new Executive Chef. In this role, he will oversee the kitchen staff and daily culinary preparation of the restaurant’s finest quality seafood and steaks.

Born in Hong Kong, Chef Chi began his culinary journey when his family moved to the United States, climbing the ranks from cashier to line cook in his family’s restaurants in Minnesota. Fostering his passion for traditional Chinese cuisine, Chef Chi graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and began his extensive career at many of Minnesota’s most notable restaurants including Mission American Kitchen & Bar, Se7en Sushi, Ultra Lounge and Via Café & Bar, where he secured his first Executive Chef position.

A Fort Lauderdale-transplant, Chef Chi left Minnesota to open Truluck’s and was named “Top Chef 2011 South Florida” by Gold Coast Magazine. Continuing his Fort Lauderdale expedition, Chef Chi perfected the art of sushi and modern Japanese cuisine under the guidance of notable restauranteur, Stephen Starr, working as Chef De Cuisine at Makoto Bal Harbour. Most recently, Chef Chi assisted in the streamline and execution of Farmer’s Table in Boca Raton as the Executive Chef.

Chef Chan’s culinary creativity and expert knowledge of fine dining cuisine will influence the restaurant’s menu. He is thrilled to have the opportunity to bring his bold new flavors to Mastro’s Ocean Club.

Mastro’s Ocean Club offers guests a first-class dining experience in a cosmopolitan and entertaining atmosphere. The restaurant is revered for serving the freshest seafood and mouth watering USDA Prime steaks, complemented with superb appetizers, family-style side dishes and house-made desserts. Guest favorites include Lobster Mashed Potatoes, a two-foot-tall Seafood Tower, delectable sushi selections developed by international famed sushi chef Angel Carbajal of Cabo San Lucas’s Nick-San, and melt-in-your-mouth Warm Butter Cake. Mastro’s also boasts dishes that are exclusively featured on the Fort Lauderdale menu, including Fried Point Judith CalamariFlorida Grouper and Locally Caught Florida Snapper. In addition, Mastro’s Ocean Club offers breathtaking waterfront patio dining and convenient yacht docking for guests arriving by boat.

Mastro’s Ocean Club boasts locations in Las Vegas, Scottsdale, Malibu, Boston and Newport Beach. Mastro’s Steakhouse has locations in Beverly Hills, Thousand Oaks, Costa Mesa, Palm Desert, Chicago, Houston, Scottsdale, New York City and Washington D.C.

Mastro’s Ocean Club Fort Lauderdale is located at 300 NE 32nd Ave. Dining room is open Sunday through Thursday from 5 PM – 10 PM; Friday and Saturday 5 PM – 11 PM. Piano Lounge is open daily from
5 PM – Close. Reservations can be made online at mastros.com or by calling 954-561-4800.

About Mastro’s Steakhouse

Landry’s, Inc., wholly owned by Tilman J. Fertitta, is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company based in Houston, Texas. The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts such as Landry’s Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Mitchell’s Fish Market Restaurants, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper and Mastro’s Restaurants. Landry’s also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony’s, Grotto, Willie G’s and others; along with popular New York BR Guest Restaurants such as Dos Caminos, Strip House and Bill’s Bar & Burger. Landry’s gaming division includes the renowned Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino concept, with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nev.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Biloxi, Miss.; and Lake Charles, La. Landry’s entertainment and hospitality divisions encompass popular destinations including the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarium Restaurants and other exciting attractions, coupled with deluxe accommodations throughout the Houston and Galveston area, including the luxurious San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center on Galveston Island.

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