Brian Justice is a Georgia local with twenty years of culinary experience. Accepted into the Culinary Apprenticeship Program at The Cloister on Sea Island in 1992, Brian stayed for seven years and helped open Ocean Forest and the remodeled Beach Club. After meeting Chef Mattias Radits, the Executive Chef at The Breakers, Brian was impressed with the variety of exotic ingredients and preparations and moved to Palm Beach, Florida. In his four years at The Breakers, Brian worked in the Banquet Kitchen and in nine of the restaurants, including L’Escalier under Chef Matthew Sobon. While there, he was promoted to the position of Off-Premise Banquet Chef under the direction of Jeff Simms. In 2002, Brian took a position at the Addison in Boca Raton, Florida as the Banquet Chef. A year later, Brian returned home to Georgia and The Cloister to work at The Lodge at Sea Island with Executive Chef Todd Rogers.
Laura Justice is a May, 2000 graduate of Johnson and Wales University. Her early culinary resume includes two years working as a caterer with Taste Unlimited and one year baking with Incredible Edibles, both based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Laura completed her culinary externship at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida and was asked to stay after her graduation. During these three years, Laura worked in the Banquet Kitchen and nine of the restaurants and was promoted to Chef Brigade. It was also at The Breakers in Palm Beach that Laura and Brian met and fell in love. In 2003, Laura moved to St. Simons Island with Brian to work at The Lodge at Sea Island as a Chef de Partie. They were married in April, 2007 and are excited to share their culinary expertise with you.