Nathan Lingle

Executive Chef


Nathan Lingle - Kitchen 1540 Asparagus Soup

As Executive Chef for KITCHEN 1540, Chef Nathan Lingle runs the show. Located inside the renowned L’Auberge Hotel in Del Mar, KITCHEN 1540 emulates luxury, sophistication, and innovative American cuisine. Assuming the position of Executive Chef as well as overseeing all food and beverage operations at L’Auberge Hotel would intimidate many, but Lingle is no stranger to the Hospitality industry. With an impressive background that includes internationally acclaimed restaurants and resorts, Lingle’s role at KITCHEN 1540 involves incorporating his unique talents to uphold the restaurant’s reputation as a superb dining destination.

Lingle is busy revamping the KITCHEN 1540 menus to include his own creative culinary touch. Utilizing San Diego’s access to both coastal and inland ingredients, the new menus feature fresh, seasonal dishes that reflect the sophisticated atmosphere of KITCHEN 1540. The contrite menu focuses on Modern American cuisine with a selection of carnivorous and seafood options that are seemingly in constant flux as new ingredients become available and innovative ideas are transformed into inspiring works of culinary art. The ideas behind his creations are derived from international influences and Lingle’s rich history working in kitchens across North America. For a farm to table dining experience with a personal aspect, check out Chef Nathan Lingle at KITCHEN 1540.


Restaurant Info

  • 1540 Camino Del Mar
    Del Mar CA 92014
  • Restaurant: KITCHEN 1540
  • Address: 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar CA 92014
  • Cross Street: 15th Street
  • Location: North County Coastal | Del Mar
  • Cuisine: American | California |
  • Cost: $$$ | Moderate | $50 - $75
  • Category: Fine Dining
  • Reservations: Available
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Meals Served: Dinner |
  • Parking: Street | Private Lot | Valet Parking |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Discover |
  • Corkage Fee: 25.00 | Per 750ml bottle.