Accolades

  • One Star (The Water Grill)
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Best Chef: West
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Best New Restaurant (Manhattan Beach Post)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Restaurant (Manhattan Beach Post)
    Los Angeles magazine
  • 10 Most Memorable Meals (Manhattan Beach Post)
    Los Angeles Times
  • 10 Best Dishes (Manhattan Beach Post)
    LA Weekly
  • Best 57 Fine Dining Restaurants (The Water Grill)
    Robb Report magazine
  • Best Oyster Bar (Fishing With Dynamite)
    Los Angeles magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in LA

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef David LeFevre reviews  at post.venue.name
"Three grades of #Beef Rib Eye to understand, Fat, Tenderness, Flavor and Color"
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Chef David LeFevre reviews  at post.venue.name
"Dry aged bone in program to show our Steak 101 class. Kansas City, T Bone, Porterhouse, Tomahawk #dryagedbeef #bonein"
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Chef David LeFevre reviews  at post.venue.name
"Chef Charles Phan and I and our HUGE....photos #pbfw2017"
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From My Menu

Chef Akasha Richmond reviews Diver scallops at Manhattan Beach Post
$$$ | Modern, | Traditional, | American
Manhattan Beach
1 Review
"Perfectly cooked scallops, addicting dumplings, and the katsuo dashi broth make this dish great. But bring a lot of friends, because you will want everything on the menu."
Chef Sven Mede reviews Bacon cheddar buttermilk biscuits at Manhattan Beach Post
$$$ | Modern, | Traditional, | American
Manhattan Beach
3 Reviews
"Sweet, salty, rich and warm, these biscuits have it all. I love the moist and tender texture. And while you are there, everything on the menu is delicious. "
Chef David Myers reviews Steamed mussels at Manhattan Beach Post
$$$ | Modern, | Traditional, | American
Manhattan Beach
1 Review
"Made with Vietnamese sausage, green curry, and coriander rice, the dish is a fragrant and beautifully unique combination of flavors."