VIP Treatment is standard at Mitchell's Ocean Club.
We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service. Our team members are “great people delivering genuine hospitality,” and it’s no accident that we put “people” first in our company motto. Heartfelt hospitality is our key to the consistently exceptional service you can expect at Mitchell's Ocean Club. Our team will do everything possible to ensure our guests have a truly amazing experience.
Executive Chef Mike Gilbert
Chef Mike Gilbert has always loved to cook and realized, after trying other career paths, that the only time he was truly happy and enjoying himself was when he was in the kitchen.
Gilbert joined the Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (CMR) family in 2010 as a pantry cook at M and worked his way up the line to sous chef at Cameron’s American Bistro by 2013. He has since helped open The Guild House and Cap City Dublin, working briefly at Mitchell’s Ocean Club in between restaurant openings. While at Cap City Dublin, Gilbert was promoted to executive sous chef, and later, executive chef. He returned to Mitchell’s Ocean Club in 2018 as executive chef.
During his time with CMR, he has loved being surrounded by a supportive and enthusiastic work family. Gilbert advises those interested in a career in restaurants and hospitality to be sure it’s something they love.
“There is no such thing as perfection,” said Gilbert. “But the journey towards it is its own reward.”
Hailing from Rockford, Michigan, Gilbert received a bachelor’s degree in professional studies from The Culinary Institute of America, and now lives in Dublin, Ohio, with his fiancée, Kayla. Outside the kitchen, Gilbert enjoys watching movies, playing video games and trying new foods.
General Manager Jeff Shupe
A member of the Cameron Mitchell Restaurants family for more than 15 years, Jeff Shupe has worked every position at Mitchell’s Ocean Club, giving him a unique management perspective.
Originally from New Albany, Ohio, Shupe attended Ohio State University. It was during his time in college that he was first introduced to the restaurant business and from there it grew into a lifelong passion.
In his free time, Shupe enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time with his son.
Sales & Event Manager Jillyan Will
Jillyan has been in guest service-related roles since her first job as a teenager in a local grocery store. She worked for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants from 2001-2005 and returned as the Sales and Events Manager for Mitchell's Ocean Club at the beginning of 2018. She continuously strives to maintain excellent guest relations and is committed to helping make memorable guest experiences.