Chef Chris Long

Executive Chef, Natalie’s at the Camden Harbour Inn

Cooking for you at The Relais & Chateaux Gala and Harvest Party—NOLA.

Before coming to Natalie’s, Chef Chris Long spent time as a Leader at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago and as an apprentice to Master Chef Hartmut Handke in the Bocuse d’Or World Cooking Contest in France. He came to Natalie’s from his position as Executive Chef of Spread Restaurant in Portland, Maine. Previously, he was Executive Chef at EOS in San Francisco and 1515 Restaurant and Black Cat in Denver. He is a graduate of the Greenbriar Culinary Apprentice program in West Virginia and received an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts from the New England Culinary Institute.

Chef Long has received gold and silver medals for competing in American Culinary Federation events. Chef Long was named the 2013 Maine Lobster Chef of the Year. His winning dish was a butter poached Maine lobster with grilled local mushrooms, corn, parsnip ragout and thyme butter.

Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, Maine

Perched on a hilltop with 180-degree views of the village, harbor, mountains, Penobscot Bay, and evergreen islands, Camden Harbour Inn is Maine’s most refined luxurious boutique hotel. Awarded among the World’s Best by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2015, the inn offers elegant appointed rooms and Grand Suites. The personal and detailed service of Camden Harbour Inn is what makes your stay a unique experience. The Inn’s restaurant Natalie’s is considered the best fine dining restaurant in the State of Maine and awarded among the top 100 Best Restaurants in the USA by Diner’s Choice Award in 2014. Arrive at a place that welcomes you in its serenity. That whispers with an unmistakable imprint of elegance and timelessness. That is a melding of inspiration and location. The Camden Harbour Inn experience awaits you.