Rob Famulare Named Executive Chef at The Bahia Hotel

Rob Famulare Named Executive Chef at The Bahia Hotel

SAN DIEGO, California (May 2011)  – Rob Famulare has been named Executive Chef at the Bahia Hotel on San Diego’s Mission Bay.  In his new role, Chef Famulare will over see all aspects of culinary on property to include the Bahia Cafe, Tangier Bar, Catering and the Sternwheelers.

Chef Famulare originally joined Evans Hotels in January of 2005 as the Restaurant Chef of The Atoll at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa.  While there, Famulare created a unique fusion of Pacific Rim and Californian cuisine for the bayfront restaurant at the Bahia’s sister property.  Prior to his position at The Catamaran, Chef Famulare was the Kitchen Manager at the renowned Beachcomber Restaurant in Wellfleet, Massachusetts and the Restaurant Chef for Dalia’s Bistro and Wine Bar in Boston.

Chef Famulare started working in restaurants as a summer job at the age of 15. Quickly gaining the expertise and knowledge of the culinary industry, by 17 he was sauté cook at one of the busiest waterfront restaurants in Cape Cod. His love for fresh seafood started on Cape Cod, and during his time cooking in the Virgin Islands. However, Famulare feels that the fresh California produce in San Diego is exceptional. Chef Rob has a great appreciation for culinary innovation and excellence, and it will be evident in every dish at the Bahia.

The Café Bahia offers a casual Mediterranean atmosphere and international cuisine with a Southwestern flair. This tropical oasis is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy light dining or a superb meal.  Dine al fresco on the Café Bahia’s Outdoor Patio.  San Diego’s perfect weather makes outdoor dining possible all year round.  Chef Famulare’s vision and new direction will be an exciting addition as he leads the Bahia Culinary team.  He can be reached at 858.539.7655 or by email at

The Bahia Hotel – which is ideally situated on a wide stretch of white-sand beach – is owned and operated by Evans Hotels.  The very model of a “destination hotel,” the Bahia offers a wealth of beach activities, guest facilities and extracurricular activities.  View special overnight packages on the website.

For reservations, call The Bahia Hotel at (877) 646-3726 or visit  For more information, contact Jamie Cheng at 858-777-6712 or