Meet The Chefs

We have two Executive Chefs who work at the On The Rocks Dockside Grill locations and help to curate the food available on the ferry vessels. Learn more about Chef John Schlaner and Chef Ingrid Dellatorre (coming soon) below!

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Chef John Schlaner 

Chef Schlaner is a Certified Executive Chef through the American Culinary Federation, a fellow in the American Academy of Chefs (the honor society of the ACF) and a member Chaine des Rotisseurs. He is responsible for all culinary applications as it relates to food production for the vessel commissary, grab and go, On The Rocks Restaurant – Cape May and Special Event Functions.

Favorite Food: Osso Bucco Milanese

Favorite Drink: Adelsheim Pinot Noir

OTR Menu Favorite: Fresh Ferry Chips with 4-Onion Dip

You may not know… that Chef Schlaner rides a Harley Davidson Heritage Soft Classic and has a Lifetime Membership in the Harley Owners Group (HOG).

Prior Roles: Parx Casino (Bensalem, PA), Hollywood Casino (Harrisburg, PA), Blue Olive Restaurant & Martini Bar (Wildwood, NJ), Cafe J (Northfield, NJ), Resorts Casino (Atlantic City, NJ)