CHEF GREG HOZINSKY, Executive Chef/Partner
Greg Hozinsky is the Executive Chef and partner of The Strand House in Manhattan Beach—a dining destination reminiscent of an elegant yet welcoming beach house with stunning ocean views. Hozinsky is known for his warm and approachable style, putting an interesting spin on familiar flavors. He is dedicated to procuring the best possible ingredients, working directly with farmers and purveyors as often as possible
Born in the Canejo Valley, Greg attended California Culinary Academy in San Fransisco. During culinary school Chef Hozinsky worked under the watchful eye of famed Chef Michael Mina at his award-winning and Michelin star restaurant, AQUA and Restaurant Michael Mina in Union Square. In 2004 Hozinsky returned to his Southern California roots working at several restaurants in the Los Angeles area including Valentinos and Avenue in Manhattan Beach. Hozinsky joined The Zislis Group as Executive Chef of Shade Hotel in 2008 and three short years later moved over to The Strand House.
Recognized in 2013 as one of Zagat’s “30 Under 30”, Hozinsky has also been recognized by many other publications including Los Angeles Magazine, Los Angeles Weekly, Time Out LA, Food Republic and more.