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March 14, 2010

Award-Winning Chef Robbin Haas Partners with Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina

The Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina announces the arrival of celebrated chef Robbin Haas to the Hamptons dining scene.

Chef Robin Haas of Montauk Yacht Club

Haas' vision for the resort thoughtfully combines authentic, seasonal cuisine made from locally harvested ingredients, attentive service and a relaxed, seaside attitude.

"We have put a priority on passion, personal vision and quality," states Haas. "We have combined our passion for food and great service with high quality ingredients to deliver an unforgettable experience. We're distilling the experience at Montauk Yacht Club to offer friendly, familiar yet efficient service; simple, quality ingredients at every turn, even at the bar; and an undeniable good time - an essential when composing a great dining experience."

Haas promises welcome surprises are in store with new service-training protocols, farm-fresh cocktail garnishes, design enhancements and more to come this season.

A pioneer of the South Florida culinary movement, Haas comes to Montauk Yacht Club after 30 years of excellent reviews including being named a Best New Chef by Food & Wine Magazine in 1994. He has worked with hospitality giants Four Seasons, Turnberry Isle Resort, Noble House Hotels and China Grill Management as well as noted independent restaurants including his own.

Haas' experienced hand quietly creates a confident and comfortable style of cooking that showcases the vibrancy of each quality ingredient. At Gulf Coast Kitchen by Robbin Haas at Montauk Yacht Club, Haas' shapes the dinner menu of New American fare based on what is locally, raised, caught or grown. Haas' unpretentious and home-made cooking style is also found in an all-day menu at the relaxed Hurricane Alley, a popular drop-in spot for casual breakfast, lunch and dinner; and a selection of handcrafted specialty and classic cocktails with a waterside view at Barracuda Bar and Turtle Lounge.

"The region is inspiration for the cuisine at Montauk Yacht Club," states Haas. "We're using local fishermen and farmers to source the best the area has to offer. The combination of these perfect, local ingredients and impeccable technique generates intense flavors and an unforgettable dining experience."

The Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina
32 Star Island Road
Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 668-3100

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