Miromar Lakes, FL (November 1, 2013) - Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club announces the appointment of award-winning Chef Michael Madsen to the position of Executive Chef. Mr. Madsen has worked at luxury resorts in the United States, fine European hotels and destinations around the world.

Chef Madsen has been featured on The Travel Channel’s “Great Chefs of the World.” He was elected “Culinarian of the Year” by professional chefs of the American Culinary Federation. He attended the Culinary Institute of America and is a graduate of the Hotel and Restaurant Management School of Copenhagen Denmark.

The New York Times cited Madsen for “Best Food” at the 1993 Presidential Inauguration when he was the owner of a fine catering company serving clients in Washington, D.C including the U.S. Department of State, the Smithsonian Institution, CBS, PBS, foreign embassies and many prominent Washington hostesses.

Mr. Madsen also held the prestigious position of Executive Chef at the Royal Danish Embassy where he was responsible for all Danish official state functions in the U.S. Capital. During his tenure in Washington, Madsen wrote the chapter about Denmark for the book Great Embassies of Washington, D.C.

Miromar Lakes is the #1 Residential Community in the United States, winner of the National Association of Home Builders’ Gold Award for Community of the Year. Miromar Lakes is the only Florida community to win the top honor in the 32 year history of the NAHB awards.

About Miromar Lakes
The private resort-style community has a 700 acre freshwater lake, three miles of private, white sandy beach and endless opportunities for in-lake swimming, boating, kayaking, sailing, water-skiing, fishing as well as Marine Services. The award-winning Beach Club is home to a dynamic social scene with hundreds of yearly events and offers a full service European Spa and Fitness Center, 7 Har-Tru Tennis Courts and Concierge Services. Miromar Lakes Golf Club offers Southwest Florida’s only Arthur Hills’ “Signature” championship golf course and award-winning Golf Clubhouse. New homes are priced from the $500,000’s to over $5 million.

Visit Miromar Lakes, Florida, just north of Naples, at exit 123 off I-75. For more information, please contact the Sales Center at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club at (239) 425-2340 or (877) 809-9444.

Photo: Michael Madsen, Executive Chef Miromar Lakes

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