Bernard Guillas

Participating Chef

Maître Cuisinier de France and Académie Culinaire de France Bernard and Disciples of Escoffier International Guillas is executive chef of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, the Shores Restaurant at the La Jolla Shores Hotel, and the landmark AAA 4-diamond Marine Room restaurant in California. The culinary artistry of Chef Bernard Guillas and his…

Maître Cuisinier de France and Académie Culinaire de France Bernard and Disciples of Escoffier International Guillas is executive chef of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, the Shores Restaurant at the La Jolla Shores Hotel, and the landmark AAA 4-diamond Marine Room restaurant in California.

The culinary artistry of Chef Bernard Guillas and his team take you on a global journey of gastronomic excellence bringing exotic influences rooted in the French classics with cutting-edge techniques, self-expression, and world-class devotion to fresh seafood, hand-picked local ingredients.  The seasonal offerings, and menus are as dramatic and memorable as the restaurant’s oceanfront setting.

An avid culinary explorer, Guillas has a roster of impressive credits that include appearances on The Today show, Martha Stewart Radio, James Beard House, Food Arts Magazine and the Discovery Channel’s Great Chefs of the World television series. Guillas was named Chef Magazine’s Chef of the Year and San Diego’s Best Chef numerous times.

Author  of two award winning cookbooks, Flying Pans “Two Chefs One World “ and Two Chefs One Catch, “A Culinary Exploration of Seafood” ,   Flying Pans was awarded two IACP book of the year awards in the categories of Chefs and Restaurants and People’s Choice.  Two Chefs One Catch was awarded cookbook of the year by the San Diego Book Awards Association.

Guillas promotes sustainability and plays an active role in supporting his local community.  His philanthropic interests benefit local and international charities while traveling extensively throughout the world promoting the San Diego region and the Marine Room restaurant.

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