J. Daniel Montano, CEC, is the Executive Chef of Mizner Country Club (Delray Beach, Fla.). Before this post, he was the Executive Chef of Forsyth Country Club (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Executive Chef of Berkshire Country Club in Reading, Pa., and Chef de Cuisine of Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. Born in Bolivia, Montano brings an international flair to his culinary expertise, underpinned by a proven track record of excellence and innovation. His commitment to pleasing the palates of club members while introducing them to new flavors is evident in his approach to menu development. Montano also places great importance on mentorship and work-life balance, fostering a positive and balanced environment for his team and advocating for positive change within the club industry.
With a dedication to continuous improvement, Montano’s culinary journey is marked by a commitment to evolving and adapting to regional preferences while maintaining a deep appreciation for the fundamentals of good food. As a forward-thinking chef, he aims to expand his social media presence, sharing his culinary creations and insights with a wider audience.