Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge Staff - Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge Staff

At Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge our Gourmet Chefs and seasoned Fishing Guides get most of the glory. Yet, as with all successful resorts, we have a solid support staff catering to your every need and most of your desires.


Jay Mar

Fishing Manager

Jay Mar Lodge ManagerJay grew up in the food services industry in Wichita, Kansas, where his father owned a restaurant for 40 years. Jay graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in cultural anthropology. Later, he attended the Scottsdale Culinary Institute and graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu culinary program there.

Fishing, however, is an even greater love for Jay. He has fished throughout the U.S. and has been a well-accepted guide in Kansas. Beginning with the 2004 season, he began guiding for Boardwalk, and in 2011 he took over operations as Lodge Fishing Manager.


Jeff Brady

Executive Chef

Jay Mar Lodge ManagerJeff graduated from Scottsdale Culinary Institute and has earned many stripes at numerous travel destinations, including Grand Canyon, Park City resorts and Deer Valley resorts to name a few. Jeff is currently living his dream working at one of Alaska’s finest fishing lodges.

Jeff loves fly fishing for salmon and trout, the outdoors, music and, of course, good food! He enjoys meeting new people and playing an integral role at making their stay at Boardwalk Lodge the trip of a lifetime.

Cooking with the talented Boardwalk Lodge culinary staff
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