Originally from the Raleigh area of NC, Chef C.R. “Robbie” Nicolaisen has been recognized in, and around, the southeast for his unique approach to southern style cuisine. He attended culinary school at prestigious Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, in which he graduated with honors. His career path began at an early age on the family farm and led to high-end venues such as the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina in Charleston, SC, the exclusive Shoals Club at Bald Head Island, NC, and the four-diamond Marina Inn in Myrtle Beach, SC. Chef Nicolaisen is currently the Executive Chef for the exclusively private Moore’s Mill Club, and the Fountainview Mansion, both located in Auburn, AL.