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Fisher Island Club Names Julian Baker As Chef De Cuisine At Porto Cervo

Chef Baker's Expertise And Enthusiasm For Italian Cuisine Is Infectious.

    FISHER ISLAND, FL, January 04, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Fisher Island Club, led by CEO Bernard Lackner and one of the world's most exclusive private island communities and resorts, proudly announced today that it has named Julian Baker as Chef de Cuisine at Porto Cervo, the Club's signature Italian restaurant.

Chef Baker hails from Northern England where he graduated with honors from Castle Culinary School and later worked under Chef Anton Edelman at the world-renowned Savoy Hotel in London. His love affair for Italy and Italian fare began in Europe when he began working alongside distinguished chefs in kitchens across Milan, Trentino and Tuscany. Throughout his impressive career, Baker has served as chef de cuisine at numerous restaurants and hotels throughout the world, most recently as Executive Chef for the regional Italian eatery Toscano Divino in Miami, conceptualizing and creating the menu for its launch.

Prior to his tenure at Toscano Divino, Baker was instrumental in the success of the Bice Italian restaurant brand at various locations including Barcelona, Spain, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Luxembourg, Manhattan, New York, Pasadena, California, Orlando, Florida, and Houston, Texas.

"I am thrilled to welcome Chef Julian Baker as Chef de Cuisine at Porto Cervo," said Bernard Lackner, CEO of Fisher Island Club. "Chef Baker's expertise and enthusiasm for Italian cuisine is infectious and under his direction, Porto Cervo will continue to be one of the most sought-after dining destinations in Miami."

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Fisher Island Club is a 216-acre tropical paradise located off the tip of Miami Beach. Accessible only by a seven-minute ferry ride or private motor yacht, the Club features its own palm-lined private beach with powder-soft sand imported from the Bahamas, a luxurious Hotel that is a member of Leading Hotels of the World, a beach club, a P.B. Dye 9-hole championship golf course, two deep-water marinas, seven dining venues, a full-service spa, salon and fitness center, an observatory for stargazing, and an aviary with dozens of exotic birds. For more information visit

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