Industry Update
Appointment11 July 2019

Christopher Carriker

Appointed Executive Chef
At L’Auberge Del Mar - CA, USA

Christopher Carriker

L'Auberge Del Mar, the iconic Del Mar seaside village resort, has appointed Christopher Carriker as its new executive chef. At L'Auberge Del Mar, he will be in charge of the property's three venues - signature restaurant KITCHEN 1540, the Living Room's Coastline Deck and Bleu Bar. In addition, he will also oversee the menu planning and catering operations for banquets, weddings, meetings, special events and in-room dining.

Carriker, born and raised along Puget Sound in Washington, has been working as a chef in the culinary arena for 14 years. Most recently, Carriker served as executive chef at International Smoke in San Diego, prepping for Chef Michael Mina's first venture in San Diego, and served as a task force chef for other restaurants in the Mina group. Prior to that position, he was the chef de cuisine at Avant Restaurant in San Diego's Rancho Bernardo Inn. His many years of working in Portland earned him a reputation for his forward-thinking farm fresh sensibilities displayed at several restaurants including 23Hoyt, Caprial's Westmoreland Kitchen and other venues. Carriker earned additional high regard and notoriety as executive chef at Portland's former Gilt Club. During his time there, he traveled to New York City to cook a dinner at the James Beard House and appear in an episode of the Food Network's "Meat & Potatoes."

In 2000, he received his culinary arts degree from Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon.

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Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group. Officially transitioned in 1994, this Seattle, Wash.
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