Hobe Sound Golf Club, a private golf club in southeast Martin County, Fla., has named David Ray as its new Executive Chef effective in mid-December.
The Club’s current Executive Chef, Wayan Sutriasa, has accepted a position as Executive Chef at the esteemed Elk River Club in Banner Elk, North Carolina.
For the last 15 years, Chef David Ray was the Executive Chef at The Loxahatchee Club, a distinguished Platinum Club in Jupiter, Fla. The previous eight years, he served as Executive Chef for Piper’s Landing Yacht and Country Club in Palm City, Fla. With over 30 years of private club experience, Chef David was professionally trained at the highly regarded Culinary Institute of America and has earned numerous awards throughout his career.
“My lifelong passion has always been in cooking and I enjoy being creative with fresh seasonal ingredients,” said Chef David. “I am looking forward to my new position as Executive Chef at Hobe Sound Golf Club.”
Chef David lives in Jupiter with his wife, Marietta, and the couple has three grown children. Their son, Benjamin, is a Mechanical Engineer and their daughters, Melissa and Savannah, are both Physician Assistants.
Chef Wayan, who will assist in the transition, said, “I would like to express my deep gratitude to the members for welcoming me at Hobe Sound Golf Club. It’s been a pleasure to serve such wonderful and generous members and work alongside a dedicated team. My time here has been very special and memorable.”
The 2019-20 season at Hobe Sound Golf Club is underway following a major golf course renovation by Tom Fazio II during the summer of 2019. Golf and social memberships are available. Inquiries can be made to Membership Director Ms. Michele Blanco at (772) 545-3017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.