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Land & Water's mission statement is, "We serve only the very best from the land and water. Responsible, traceable seafood, humanely raised and purely natural terrestrial proteins…organically grown and locally harvested produce. Our seasonal menu is crafted from scratch by our chefs, who contribute years of experience into each dish." Every word, every sentence, in this mission statement is true. You must experience for yourself! And, yes, it is an experience. From the education of where the ingredients came from, to how it was grown or caught, along with a very seductive sensory experience. The whole experience will assault all your senses! Trust your senses to world renown Chef, Rob Ruiz. Chef Rob holds many accolades, including the very prestigious 2016 Ocean Awards for his dedication to improving fishing and seafood industry practices, which is globally recognized.  His commitment to ocean conservation and his ongoing mission to raise awareness and consumption of environmentally friendly seafood began in 2009, when he joined up with the NOAA and His strong commitment of sustainability (both marine and land) carries over to all aspects of ingredients he uses in his restaurant. He buys fruits, vegetables, fish and meat all from local farmers, and knows exactly when and where all fish are caught. 

** At the date of writing, Land & Water was a the go-to for the freshest sustainable seafood in North San Diego, however the restaurant closed. Chef Ruiz was slated to open a new Seafood Bar in the heart of fisherman's charters at the Liberty Station in Pt. Loma. However, as of January 2020, plans have been delayed. We will keep you updated, as Chef Rob is truly an artisan to his craft and advocate to seafood sustainability. 

Chef Rob Ruiz
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