Appointed Director of Food & Beverage
At Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina in Montouk - NY, USA
Kevin Lind has been appointed director of food and beverage for the new Gurney's Star Island Resort & Marina, which will debut in Montauk in May 2019. As the third property for Gurney's Resorts and second Montauk resort for the growing brand, Gurney's Star Island will be a luxury waterfront retreat loaded with amenities and services including a selection of casual and fine dining restaurants and the largest marina in the Hamptons. In his new role, Lind will provide strategic direction for the property's food and beverage program and oversee dining experiences at The Pool Club, Il Forno Market, and Showfish, the resort's engaging signature seafood restaurant featuring a locally sourced menu and daily catches.
Lind joins Gurney's Star Island with culinary expertise from two of the world's top Michelin rated restaurants, Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad. During his time as service director at Eleven Madison Park, the restaurant was named the number one restaurant in the world and earned three Michelin Stars, The James Beard Award for Outstanding Service and the Trentino Art of Hospitality Award for World's Best Service. Most recently, Lind served as general manager for Eleven Madison Park's popup dining concepts, EMP Summer House in the Hamptons and EMP Winter House in Aspen.