Ocean House appoints new executive chef Nicolas Bour
Watch Hill, Ride Island – 17 May 2017 –
Ocean House announced the appointment of Executive Chef Nicolas Bour, who will oversee all culinary operations for the resort, including the Forbes Five Star fine-dining restaurant Seasons, the more casual Bistro, four outdoor dining venues, and banquets operations.
A bi-coastal culinary veteran, Chef Bour joins Ocean House from Humphreys in San Diego, CA. Previously, Bour was Executive Chef at Loews Coronado Bay in San Diego, where he was instrumental in restructuring the food and beverage program at the resort and opened two new dining outlets. Before joining Loews Coronado Bay, Bour founded AVANT Restaurant at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, which was awarded Best Restaurant in 2013 by San Diego Magazine. Bour received first place dish in the San Diego Food & Wine Festival in 2013 and was included as a celebrity chef at the Kentucky Derby in 2011. Some of his additional notable career highlights include successfully serving over 14,000 covers in four days for the inauguration of President Barak Obama, cooking privately for King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan, and cooking by invitation at the James Beard House in New York.