CHEF DAVID LEFEVRE
Manhattan Beach Post
1142 Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
David LeFevre is the chef owner behind the critically acclaimed Southern California restaurants Manhattan Beach Post (M.B. Post), Fishing with Dynamite and The Arthur J. Educated at the renowned Culinary Institute of America, the Wisconsin native’s expertise has been nurtured by time spent in the world’s best kitchens, including ten years at Charlie Trotter’s celebrated restaurants in Chicago and Las Vegas, and seven years at Water Grill in Los Angeles, where he received accolades for his mastery of seafood and earned a prized Michelin Star.
LeFevre has traveled the globe immersing himself in diverse food cultures and amassing a library of techniques attained from experiences ranging from stages at La Côte d’Or and Restaurant Jean Bardet in France, to a two year trek through Southeast Asia, Japan, Australia and the Caribbean. Since opening M.B. Post in 2011, LeFevre is a three time James Beard Best Chef Semi finalist. M.B. Post, Fishing with Dynamite, and The Arthur J are a true reflection of LeFevre s roots, his travels, and his passion for preparing bold and playful, ingredient driven dishes that are artisanal, soulful, and handcrafted.