The Chiles Group recruits Head Chef Seth Kondor to lead Mar Vista’s culinary future


Anna Maria Island, FL, January 11, 2021 - The Chiles Group welcomes Seth Kondor as our Executive Chef of Mar Vista Pub and Restaurant. 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.

"I believe in creating a warm and welcoming dining room, a place where the community can safely meet,” said Kondor. “I am surrounded by a team here that deeply cares about our legacy and our guests, and I can not wait to see where this enthusiasm and thoughtfulness takes us."

Chef Kondor is 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's excited to collaborate with our Mar Vista team to add intriguing menu options based around seasonal ingredients and local food partners.

“Chef Kondor’s reputation and commitment to his craft is well-established and well-deserved,” said Arty Cholminski, General Manager, Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub. “We’re excited that we can offer our guests the opportunity to see that first-hand.”

About The Chiles Group

Founded in 1979 on the values of sustainability and eco-consciousness, The Chiles Group has grown to three waterfront restaurants, an organic farm with 26 acres of vegetables, fruits and flowers, and an art studio filled with works of local artists. The Chiles Group has a commitment to bringing people together, saving the environment, and servicing the community.

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