Executive Chef, Nikki Newman, of Coastal Grill Restaurant brings over 17 years of food service experience to the Mandalay Beach Resort. Newman is French classically trained at the Atlantic Culinary Academy in New Hampshire and received a ‘Diplome in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts’. Having lived all over the country, Newman has extensive knowledge of regional cuisines which has influenced her to create inspirational dishes for guests to savor and enjoy. Coastal welcomes you to enjoy the many bounties of Ventura County. From our fertile fields to the Pacific shores, we have the pleasure of offering you the finest of local ingredients.