The Story Behind the Chef
Chef D Marquez offers professional culinary experience in cooking, instructing, and leading as Executive Chef with several major Hotel Resorts such as the Radisson, Renaissance, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, Loews, and Stouffers corporations. In addition to hotels, he has experience working with fine dining restaurants, country clubs, and healthcare groups in the Southeastern region of New Orleans. Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos such as Boomtown, Hard Rock, and The Beau Rivage have all enjoyed his culinary expertise.
Chef D was the former chef and owner of a successful Southwestern restaurant in downtown Ocean Springs, MS, named "Chile Poblano." He is proficient in many cuisines such as World Fusion, Pan-Asian, and Classical French, Central and South American, Italian and Regional American Foods. He was noted to instruct at the University of Southern Mississippi in the Culinary Program as Chef Garde Manger.