About us

Havana’s Operations Manager

Adele McMurtrey, has over 24 years experience in the hospitality industry. Joining the Havana’s Team in early 2016, Adele has become your contact for all your special reservation needs. Wedding receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Business Functions, and many Lifetime Events are hosted at Havana’s and Adele delivers a fantastic visit every time! Her experience and attention to detail are second to none! Adele’s passion shines through in every visit to Havana’s and she looks forward to seeing you soon!

Havana’s Executive Chef

Elissa Smith, has over 18 years leading successful restaurant kitchens. Havana’s oyster Rockefeller, citrus ceviche and shrimp & grits are just a few of Chef Elissa’s fantastic menu items that she serves up every day. Her hand cut New York Strip, hand selected local seafood and delicious pastas are sure to give everyone in your party something to enjoy. If you are looking for the Best Sunday Brunch in Wilmington join her at Havana’s from 9am-1pm every Sunday.

Havana’s Sous Chef

Havana’s Sous Chef, Tim Wright, has over 19 years of professional island cooking & leadership experience. Tim has cooked great food his whole life with having the best early mentor one could ask for, his mom! Always a great guy to have in the kitchen, Tim’s passion for delivering the best meal in town is always his highest priority at Havana’s.

Havana’s General Manager

Pameer Angar, has over 17 Years in the restaurant business. Pameer joined the Havana’s team early 2019 and brings outstanding leadership. With sound knowledge of all restaurant operations, Pameer keeps everyone at Hanana’s focused on delivering exceptional food and service. You’ll often find him interacting with locals and visitors throughout our beautiful property.

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1 N. Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC
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