Featured Chef

Chef Brendan Dion

Brendan Dion was appointed Executive Chef at the Madison Beach Hotel in October of 2013. Chef Dion is responsible for the entire culinary department at Madison Beach Hotel, including The Wharf Restaurant, Port Bar, special events, and catered functions. Chef Dion is also responsible for the menu creation and daily culinary operations, including banquets and staff training.

Chef Dion received formal training at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. After graduation, he spent several years as sous chef at the Four Points Sheraton in Meriden, Connecticut, and worked at such prestigious establishment as Todd English’s Tuscany at Mohegan Sun Resort Casino. Most recently Dion was Executive Chef at Buon Appetito Ristorante, a privately owned Italian restaurant located in North Stonington, Connecticut.

The Wharf, Madison Beach Hotel’s signature restaurant features a modern interpretation of regional classics. The restaurant offers an expansive wine list and farm-to-table cuisine inspired by classic Atlantic Northeast fare. Chef Dion has developed a menu that incorporates fresh local estate-grown ingredients and local organic produce. Flavors are enhanced by the utilization of fresh ingredients from the local farms and fishermen.

Why Chef Dion Chooses to Use The Farmer’s Cow Products

“We love using Farmer’s Cow products at The Madison Beach Hotel. On one hand because of the quality of all the products offered but also because we strongly support our local farmers. The company is committed to providing fresh, local products to Connecticut free of artificial growth hormones or unneeded pesticides and chemicals. From the milk to eggs to lemonade and apple cider the quality is always first-class.” – Brendan Dion

Go to page two to download the Chef’s recipe for French Toast!

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Chef Brendan Dion

Madison Beach Hotel

Madison Beach Hotel
94 West Wharf Road
Madison, CT 06443
Phone: (203) 245-1404