Mazie’s, one of the more anticipated restaurants in South Florida, will open will open on Dixie Highway’s restaurant row in West Palm Beach next month. Featuring “New World Comfort Food,” restaurant is owned and operated by Chef Eric Baker, formerly of Delray Beach’s Max’s Harvest and Jason Lakow, the former general manager of Café Boulud.
Mazie’s, which will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, is named after Baker’s grandmother Mazie, whose parents emigrated to Brooklyn from Europe in the 1890s.
The dinner menu will features a variety of entrees each served with two sides, from a choice of 12 and a sauce, from a choice of 10. The dinner menu also features platters that can be shared between two to four guests. The menu will also feature daily specials as well as weekly favorites, including “Chinese Take Out” on Sundays.
Mazie’s will serve brunch every day, featuring all day breakfasts, open-faced sandwiches, soups and salads.
“We have so enjoyed creating a menu that honors our family traditions and recipes with our own flair,” Baker said. “We like to think of Mazie’s as an all-day café meets neighborhood bistro.”
Jason Lakow added, “We are excited to welcome our guests here. Mazie’s will be a true neighborhood spot and we will set aside 40% of our seats to accommodate walk-in diners for breakfast, lunch and dinner.”
Baker served as the executive chef at Max’s Harvest from 2014 to 2018. Prior to joining Max’s Harvest, he was the opening Executive Chef at the Buckhead Restaurant Group’s Lobster Bar Sea Grille in Fort Lauderdale.
Lakow, a Wellington native and Dreyfoos School of the Arts alum, graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and served as the general manager of Amali in New York City, prior to joining Café Boulud at the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach in 2014.
Sandra Lakow, a Seattle native, graduated from Harvard Law School and planned a career in environmental law. She met Jason while bartending at Amali and developed a passion for the culinary world. She will serve as Mazie’s sommelier.