Matthew Lagace Named Executive Chef at Morgan Creek Grill and he is bringing new menu options

CHARLESTON, S.C. (FEB. 27, 2017) – Morgan Creek Grill [1], a
waterfront retreat on Isle of Palms, is pleased to announce that Matthew
Lagace has been hired as Executive Chef. A Rhode Island native with more
than a dozen years of kitchen leadership, Lagace has introduced a new
menu highlighted by inventive seafood preparations and seasonal local
produce.

“Since arriving, Executive Chef Lagace has brought new inspiration not
just to the kitchen but to the entire grill,” shares Morgan Creek
Grill General Manager Kayleigh Lauffer. “With a vibrant mix of casual
and fine dining options in Charleston’s ultimate waterfront setting,
we look forward to welcoming new and returning guests this spring.”

Originally from Lincoln, Rhode Island, Chef Lagace earned his stripes at
The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in Massachusetts. After working up
the ranks to Executive Sous Chef at The Oceanaire Seafood Room in
Boston, Chef Lagace brought his passion for sustainable seafood and
produce to Charleston in 2016.

MAIN DINING ROOM MENU STAPLES INCLUDE:

CRAB & ORZO STUFFED LOCAL FLOUNDER with grilled jumbo asparagus, beurre
blanc

SPANISH FARRO BOWL with roasted corn, pico de gallo, dried blueberries,
hearts of palm and guacamole

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER with Eastern Virginia selects, collard greens,
bacon, panko and beurre blanc

BACON MUSTARD BRUSSELS SPROUTS with bacon fat and parmesan cheese

SHRIMP SCAMPI with chorizo, garlic butter and cavatappi

UPPER DECK BAR & GRILL MENU HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

AHI TUNA POKE BOWL with ponzu, wakame, sesame and wontons

NEW ENGLAND STYLE MAINE LOBSTER ROLL with bacon, scallion, house
dressing

BLACK GROUPER FISH TACOS with kale, cabbage slaw, pico de gallo, ancho
creama_

BUFFALO FRIED CAULIFLOWER with blue cheese crumbles

Morgan Creek Grill’s menu specials change on a daily basis and revolve
around seasonal produce. The restaurant is located on 80 41st Avenue
Isle of Palms, S.C. 29451.

ABOUT MORGAN CREEK GRILL

Perched above the Intracoastal Waterway on Isle of Palms, Morgan Creek
Grill pairs coastal classics and southern hospitality with panoramic
views of South Carolina’s Lowcountry. The Grill is located less than
20 miles from downtown Charleston and prides itself in delivering the
ultimate waterfront escape for friends, families and couples of all
ages. For more information and reservations, visit
www.morgancreekgrill.com [1] or call 843-886-8980 [2].

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