Born and raised in Buffalo, Executive Chef Paul Lauricella has always been destined to be in the kitchen. On Lauricella's 14th birthday, he asked for a Gas Grill and the rest is history! After graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania Culinary Academy in 1999, Lauricella landed an internship at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC and was part of a culinary team at the largest privately owned estate in the country. In the last 10 years, Chef Paul Lauricella has cooked for the Triple Crown, The Masters (3 times!), The Kentucky Derby, the US Women's Open and even the victims of Katrina. However, nothing tastes as sweet as creating for the people of his favorite city here in Buffalo. Chef Lauricella spent 2 years working as a Chef with the Buffalo Sabres - working alongside the nutritionist and coaches to help prepare the most appropriate meals for the players, and any VIP that visited the arena. Most recently, Lauricella worked at the Niagra Falls Country Club before joining the Templeton Landing family 2 years ago. At Templeton Landing, Chef Lauricella has brought forth a fresher approach with a focus on seafood and local, summer flavors. On his free time, Lauricella enjoys spending time with his wife, his 2 Italian Mastiffs, and hosting cooking classes for the local community. His creativity goes beyond the kitchen, and can be found in his acrylic paintings on canvas that are donated to local charities and organizations.


Assistant MANAGER

Patrick is an easy going guy who loves to have fun in and out of work. He always works hard and strives to meet deadlines. You will never find a more dedicated employee then Patrick. The worst possible thing to Patrick is not meeting expectations and letting his peers and supervisors down. That being said he is always willing to go the extra mile to achieve. "I love Templeton Landing and SRC and hope this will be the last job I have before my retirement. When that time comes, I look forward to being promoted to “guest” and being able to enjoy this beautiful place from a whole different perspective."  


2 Templeton Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

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About Specialty Restaurants Corporation (SRC)

SRC, founded in 1958 by World War II Army Aircorp veteran, David C. Tallichet Jr., has been an industry leader for more than 50 years with a portfolio of 21 award-winning restaurants throughout the United States.

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