About us


Steve started his first job in the restaurant business in 1976 as a dishwasher at the Viking Restaurant working his way to Fry Cook before deciding to serve his country in the US Navy as a Mess Cook Specialist.

After Steve finished his basic training and cooking school, he was assigned as the personal chef for the Admiral of the Pacific Fleet based in Hawaii and then spending two years on a submarine for the remaining of his tour.

With an Honorable Discharge from the US Navy Steve persuade his love of cooking and his career working for a few different restaurants in the Rochester area crafting his trade as a chef and then landed a job as the line cook at Crescent Beach Hotel and after working hard, practicing his trade eventually earned the position of Executive Chef for over 10 years.

Steve was then offered the Executive Chef position at the Dakota Grill, growing the business from a start up restaurant to a successful restaurant in the Rochester area today for over 18 years growing his knowledge of providing excellent meals that customers craved for and continued to come back for week after week.


  • Tue 4:00pm-Till
  • Wed-Sat 11:30am-Till

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Steve would like to welcome you as the Owner/Executive Chef of Foster’s Restaurant, to try his Casual American Dining experience. Steve has created house made Entrées of Steak, Seafood and Pasta dishes that Steve has created with over 30 years experience of crafting his talents as a Chef. Fresh Salads, Appetizers, Burgers, Sandwiches and Desserts available for dinner and lunch. Please stop in, give us a try and say hello to Steve and the Team.