Playing with Fire Dinner SeriesFeaturing Chef Marty Fay & Pure Project BrewingAugust 12, 2024 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Chef Marty Fay from Sandpiper Wood Fired Grill & Oysters will show off his talents during a collaborative Playing with Fire dinner with The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ venerable Executive Chef Kelli Crosson. Hosted on The Grill’s patio overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course, every event includes selections of various proteins and seasonal sides cooked over a wood-burning fire. Guests will also enjoy pours from this event's featured local brewery Pure Project Brewing.

$135 per person (+ tax)

A portion of the event's proceeds benefits PADI AWARE Foundation, a nonprofit with a mission to ‘Drive local action for global ocean conservation’ that is carried out through citizen science, public policy, and community grants.

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Chef Marty Fay

Marty Fay was named Executive Chef of Sandpiper Wood Fired Grill & Oysters in October 2022. Sandpiper is the sister restaurant to founder Trey Foshee’s George's at the Cove. Fay had served as Sous Chef under the guidance of Christine Rivera for the previous two years, including more than a year at the Galaxy Taco concept in the same La Jolla Shores space. Fay arrived in San Diego in the spring of 2020 after several years in Boston working in the kitchens of Benedetto, Allium Market, and Buttonwood. He graduated from The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in Philadelphia. He is a native of Bel Air, Maryland, just outside of Baltimore.

Playing with Fire Dinner Menu


This Playing with Fire dinner event features a curated multi-course menu by Guest Chef Marty Fay and Executive Chef Kelli Crosson. Look forward to wood-fired proteins, seasonal sides, and a delicious dessert as well as beer from Pure Project Brewing.

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