Egg Harbor Café Kitchen Manager Perfects Recipe for Teamwork

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Managers Taki Mullins & Ruben Dominguez at Egg Harbor Café

Ever wonder who’s responsible for preparing all the delicious dishes served daily at Egg Harbor Café in Barrington? It takes a team, but the man in charge is Kitchen Manager, Ruben Dominguez.

Ruben says he and his kitchen crew have been cooking up a storm with the recent debut of Egg Harbor Café’s new fall & winter menu. The latest options include an exciting mix of brand new seasonal dishes PLUS the return of some fall favorites. Have you tried any of the menu additions yet? If not, click here for a taste of what’s new!

Ruben’s Recipe – Treat the Team & Guests Like Family

After 15 years working with Egg Harbor Café, Reuben has earned a reputation for embracing challenges, keeping everyone together when the restaurant gets extremely busy and cooking for guests as he would for his own family.

“At the end of the day I feel tired but I’m happy,” Ruben says. “Egg Harbor Café is my other home and the people here are my other family. I love what I do.”

Egg Harbor Café Barrington manager, Taki Mullins says Ruben puts extraordinary care and passion into each plate for every guest.

“On our busiest days the kitchen can be very intense with a lot of pressure. Our standards are extremely high because we want to make sure we’re meeting guests’ expectations,” Taki says. “The job Ruben does in the kitchen to hold the rest of the team up to those same standards is incredible.”

When Ruben’s not at Egg Harbor Café, you’ll find him spending time with his children or playing instruments in his band. He plays guitar, tuba, trombone, trumpet and piano and says it also takes a team to make great music!

Located at 125 W. Main Street in the heart of downtown Barrington, Egg Harbor Café offers great service and delicious breakfast and lunch specialties. Intelligentsia coffee freshly brewed and brought to your table in a carafe. Made-to-order specialty beverages from the espresso bar. Efficient, friendly service for business diners. Creative daily specials. A children’s menu and coloring contest for families. A gluten free menu with amazing gluten free pancakes and cinnamon rolls from Sweet Ali’s Gluten Free Bakery. Authentic stone-ground grits from Allen Brothers Milling Company. Many fresh, healthy options from locally owned and operated businesses plus patio dining during warm weather months! Learn more at

Egg Harbor Café

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