Mr. Lyndel Opozda has been appointed executive chef for Pine Crest Inn effective immediately.

Lyndel's most recent position was kitchen and floor manager of The Hickory Tavern in Pinehurst. His past executive chef positions include Waxy O'Connors in both Ft. Lauderdale and San Antonio, The Island Grill in the Florida Keys, Copeland's of New Orleans (Chef de Cuisine) and Latitude 35 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Lyndel is known for his creativity and his desire to make every plate a masterpiece.

"The secret of any success I have had is because all I have ever cared about is the food. I want a meal to be long remembered long after the last bite has been taken."

Lyndel and wife Lisa who is General Manager of Starbucks Coffee live in Aberdeen.

Pine Crest Inn thanks outgoing Executive Chef Robi Guerrant for all his hard work and contribution to the food and beverage operation as we continue to grow and advance towards the goal of excellence.