Margaitaville Lake Conroe announces new chef

By: Margie Taylor
| Published 03/24/2022


MONTGOMERY, TX -- Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston announced today that Brian Bailey has been named the new executive chef.

Brian joins the resort after spending time as the executive chef at the JW Marriott Houston by the Galleria. His experience also includes serving in different culinary roles at the Marriott Marquis Houston, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa, and Hotel Derek.

“I’m a strong supporter of the slow food movement and believe in using the best ingredients without manipulating them too much,” said Brian. “I’m a local Texas boy who spent time in Southeast Asia, so that influence is reflected in my cooking. I love barbeque and everything about Texas and look forward to sharing that passion with guests of Margaritaville Lake Resort.”

“We look forward to Brian serving in this vital role and are excited about what he will bring to our various food and beverage outlets,” said Lisa Fasbender, general manager of Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston. “His in-depth culinary experience coupled with his passion for Texas cuisine will undoubtedly provide our guests with unforgettable dining experiences.”

The six restaurants on the resorts’ 186 lake-front acres include Landshark Bar and Grill, License to Chill Bar & Café, the 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar, the Lone Palm Pool Bar, Joe Merchant’s Coffee and Provisions, and the recently opened Boathouse Bar and Lounge.

For more information about the dining concepts at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston, visit