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Just when you thought The Elderberry House couldn't get any better, they welcome two excellent new chefs into their home. Welcome to the team, Ethan and Chris!

The Elderberry House in Oakhurst Welcomes Two New Chefs

OAKHURSTChâteau du Sureau and The Elderberry House in Oakhurst are very excited to welcome two new, award-winning chefs to their fine establishment.

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Chef Chris Flint.

Chef Chris Flint oversees the culinary operations of Château du Sureau and The Elderberry House as well as their sister properties First & Oak and their soon-to-debut restaurant, The Mulholland.

Prior to joining the team Chef Flint spent ten years with the globally acclaimed Make It Nice Hospitality Group. During his tenure, he worked as the Chef de Cuisine at their flagship restaurant, Eleven Madison Park during the restaurant’s award-winning years.

Image of the Maude Restaurant logo. He went on to play a pivotal role as the executive chef NoMad New York, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. After his days with the Make it Nice Group, Chef Flint was the executive chef at Maude, where they continued their one Michelin star.

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Head Chef Ethan de Graaff.

A resident of Oakhurst for most of his life, Ethan de Graaff has been a mainstay in the kitchens of The Elderberry House.

Chef de Cuisine de Graaff rejoined The Elderberry House in 2019 as sous chef. Reunited with the culinary team at the restaurant, de Graaff enjoyed creating and crafting dishes that brought people and food together for a memorable experience.

In June 2022, he was promoted to Head Chef. As a leader in the kitchen, de Graaff strives for consistency and passion. He works closely with the entire team, from line cooks to DDR Hospitality culinary director, Chris Flint.

Château du Sureau also has a lively list of events coming up for the winter season that you’re going to love. See you there!

Check out this video tour of Château du Sureau!

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