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Dee Lincoln Prime In Frisco, Texas Welcomes New Executive Chef

Chef Mario Roca brings Wolfgang Puck's expertise to the table
Photo: Dee Lincoln Prime

Dee Lincoln Prime, an upscale steakhouse in Frisco renowned for its prime steaks and innovative cuisine, welcomed Chef Mario Roca as its new executive chef. Roca, who brings nearly a decade of experience from Wolfgang Puck Catering, will enhance the restaurant's culinary offerings.

Chef Roca's impressive career spans prestigious locations including the Hamptons, New York; Miami, Florida; Washington, D.C.; and Houston, Texas. Since starting in 2004, he has excelled in various roles such as chef de partie, chef de cuisine, operations manager, executive sous chef and executive chef. At Dee Lincoln Prime, he will oversee the preparation of prime steaks, Japanese wagyu and Kobe beef, as well as fresh seafood and sushi, promising to elevate the dining experience with new and unique dishes.

“Food has taken me around the world, opened my senses and taught me more than I could imagine,” said Roca in an official statement. “Continuously evolving as an agent of the culinary arts is what I’m meant to do. I look forward to continuing my journey with Dee Lincoln Prime, offering dining experiences in an ethereal atmosphere with innovative dishes. I couldn’t be more proud and excited about being at the helm of this kitchen filled with such a talented crew.”

During his nine years with Wolfgang Puck Catering, Chef Roca showcased his expertise at high-profile events such as the Oscars, star-studded weddings and exclusive galas. Notably, he traveled to Mumbai, India, to execute the wedding of Mukesh Ambani’s daughter, one of the richest men in the world. He was also instrumental in launching Wolfgang Puck’s flagship location, III by Wolfgang Puck, in Houston, Texas, in 2019.

“Chef Mario is a charismatic leader and an exceptional chef – just the right ingredients needed to build upon the foundation we’ve laid here at Dee Lincoln Prime,” said Dee Lincoln, owner of Dee Lincoln Prime. “I look forward to watching Chef Mario introduce new dishes and continue to provide patrons the second-to-none dining experience they’ve come to expect from us.”

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