Working with local vendors to source the best, specialty ingredients is at the heart of what we do. We’re proud to support small businesses while offering the most unique dishes and cocktails in the area, all inspired by our location and the seasonal products we’re able to procure. Sustainability is also a pillar of our operation and composting, oyster shell recycling, promoting local and sustainable products, and pledging 1% of our annual revenue to environmental causes through the 1% for the Planet organization are all initiatives our staff is exceedingly passionate about.
Arty has been with the Chiles Group for 22 years. He started as a server at the Beachhouse, then became a shift leader, then Manager. After a year and a half, I was transferred to the Sandbar as a Manager. After 18 years he transferred to the Beach House as Assistant GM and shortly after was moved to Mar Vista as GM.
He graduated from the Art Institute of Philadelphia for Graphic Art. He came to Florida for a visit and enjoyed the area so much that he decided to relocate.
He loves to see his guests from around the world that have been coming for years and has made many lifelong friends through the Chiles Group.
Chef Kondor brings over 20 years of culinary expertise to Mar Vista, having previously led culinary teams for leading hospitality groups such as Gaylord Opryland, South Sea’s Island Resorts, and The Walt Disney Company. Honored to continue Mar Vista’s legacy in Long Boat Key, he shares in our company’s commitment to creating unforgettable experiences for our guests. He believes in creating a warm and welcoming dining room, a place where the community can meet.