What is the chef at The Country Club’s food philosophy?

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Carlos Guia, The Country Club’s executive chef, clearly loves variety and follows a philosophy that incorporates various types of cuisines into his menu. He provides diners with mouth-watering steak dishes along with inspired fish and fowl alternatives that are anything but average thanks to unusual toppings and creative, out-of-the-ordinary sauces. When asked about his food philosophy, Guia says, “I don’t like to be bound by too many things. Basically, I love utilizing various flavors and cuisines to create my dishes.” He adds, “For me, powerful flavors and contrast in flavor is the most important aspect, but it also needs to be visually appealing and create a memory for the guest, so when they think of the dish, it brings back great memories.” Given his experience working in kitchens in Europe, New Orleans and New York, you’ll find various global influences in the dishes that grace the menu at this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant.

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