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Spanish classics and show-stopping cocktails, steps from the Pacific Ocean.


Date Established 01/2021
Founder Christopher Keller, Richard Ham, Takao Shinomiya
Headquarters Laguna Beach, CA
Hospitality, Beverage, Food
Press Contact Ajenda PR



Spanish for the dining room/dining room table, Comedor, captures the importance of the dining room and its role throughout time of bringing people together. Located on the ground floor of the historic La Casa del Camino hotel in Laguna Beach, Comedor evokes the nostalgia and familiarity of gathering with friends and family in the dining room and serves as the focal point of connectivity and love of food. Comedor’s specialty dishes include traditional Spanish/Californian style tapas and technical entrees, all with their own elevated & modern twists alongside a bar program of craft cocktails.

Founding Story

When La Casa del Camino renewed its Rooftop Lounge during the summer of 2020, their popular dining room was also refined and rebranded to Comedor. With a gentle refurbishment of decoration by interior designer Matt Winter and plating hand-crafted in Oaxaca, Mexico-- Comedor brings an upscale and intimate dining experience to the historic hotel. Comedor’s Celebrity Chef, Marcel Vigneron, meets technical Spanish-Californian dishes offering an array of tantalizing small plates and a Spanish tapas-style experience.


Marcel Vigneron

Executive Consulting Chef

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Comedor’s vibrant and elegant menu was developed by Chef Marcel Vigneron. He is best known for his runner-up finish on Season 2 of Bravo’s hit reality series, “Top Chef;” appearances on Food Network’s “The Next Iron Chef,” “Iron Chef,”  “Food Fighters,” “America's Best Cooks,” ''Cutthroat Kitchen: Superstar Sabotage,” and “Chopped: Celebrity Chef Charity Edition;” as well as his former involvement in Los Angeles-based restaurants Wolf and Tacos Lobos. 

Christopher Meehan

Executive Chef

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Freddy Braidi

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Spencer Kushner

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Billy Rogers

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Micaela McMann

General Manager

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