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John R Moore

Houston - Executive Chef

Native Houstonian Chef John R Moore is a hospitality industry professional with over 30 years in the business. His experiences of many cuisines and styles has helped him develop a solid culinary foundation, while also holding a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Houston. His culinary work has included working in three James Beard award-winning kitchens: Cafe Annie (Houston), Spiaggia (Chicago), and Farallon (San Francisco). Chef John's Houston roots are deep with a family grocery store and years of Italian family dinners behind him. He is both a skilled chef and trainer of chefs, having taught up-and-coming chefs at The Art Institute of Houston.

Chef John comes to The Oceanaire with a passion and love for cooking and will bring Italian inspired dishes to the menu. Chef John enjoys music and is an amateur drummer with hopes to hone his skills and become the next drummer for Iron Maiden.

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