The Wakaya Club & Spa announced that Craig Strong will be the private island luxury resort’s guest executive chef of Montage Laguna Beach's Studio Restaurant from Saturday, September 29 through Saturday, October 6, 2012. Chef Strong is a seasoned and renowned, award-winning gourmand of pedigree. His kitchen proclivities lean toward modern French cuisine with California influences. "I am honored to participate in The Wakaya Club & Spa's International Guest Chef Program and am looking forward to hosting a series of culinary classes and farm tours," said Chef Strong. "I am thrilled for the opportunity to embrace the Fijian culture, and learn about Wakaya's organic farming practices and their delectable cuisine from the resort's seasoned culinary team." The Wakaya Club & Spa ranks highly as one of the finest luxury island resorts in the world.