Executive Chef Eric Baker is known for his innovative dishes made with locally sourced products with a global influence. Currently he is in the midst of building his dream restaurant along with his partner Jason Lakow, former General Manager of Cafe Boulud at 3815 S. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach. Mazie's, a casual all day dining restaurant featuring 'new world comfort food': new American cuisine rooted in old world tradition, this coming winter.
Most recently Chef Baker served as the Executive Chef of Max’s Harvest in Delray Beach for the last four years and before that he was the opening Executive Chef at the Buckhead Restaurant Group's Lobster Bar Sea Grille in Fort Lauderdale. Before that, Baker was the Executive Sous Chef at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale and the hotel's Steak 954, both Starr Restaurant Group establishments. He also held a sous chef position at Chops Lobster Bar in Boca Raton and a position at Cafe Boulud at the Brazilian Court in Palm Beach for four years under his mentor, Executive Chef Zach Bell.
Chef Baker has also served as Chef de Partie at Restaurant Market in Paris, a restaurant of Jean-Georges Vongerichten and served in the kitchen at the two Michelin star L'Espadon, Ritz Hotel Paris, and the Louis XVI in Patchogue, New York. Baker graduated from Indiana University and attended culinary school at L'Ecole Escoffier in Paris.