Award-winning Chef Bernard Guillas joined La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, Inc. as Executive Chef in June 1994. In addition to The Shores, Guillas is responsible for directing the resort's other two restaurants. He began his formal training in 1978, at Le Bretagne Restaurant in Questembert, France, where he apprenticed with the legendary Georges Paineau.
Chef Bernard promotes sustainability and plays an active role in supporting his local community. He regularly participates in Mama's Kitchen, Share Our Strength, Taste of the Nation fund-raiser for hunger relief, and the San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival.
In June of 2018, Chef Bernard Guillas' was inducted into the Académie Culinaire de France (French Culinary Academy) at the French Consulate in New York City, following his 2011 induction into the groups' sister organization, the Association of Maîtres Cuisiniers de France.