About Mystic Yachting Club

A great event begins with an expert team! Meet the talented team behind the scenes at Mystic Yachting Club.

Meet Our Team


Event Specialist & Catering Sales
From your first meeting with Danielle, you’ll quickly realize she has the i’s dotted and the t’s crossed at every step of the event management process. She’s our “go to” team member for communicating and coordinating event details, managing catering staff, and ensuring that every client’s expectations are met from start to finish. A New England native, Danielle holds a BBA in Management with a double minor in legal studies and psychology from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI.

Christopher Watson

General Manager
Chris has extensive front and back of house experience in a wide array of exciting New England hospitality establishments—from Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Providence, RI, to Chardonnay’s in Seekonk, MA, to The Martucci Group in East Greenwich, RI. Juggling every position from wine manager to general manager to executive chef in both casual and fine dining atmospheres, Chris has literally seen and done it all with finesse at every level of the restaurant business. He’s also taken part in charitable events like Chefs for a Cause and garnered favorable reviews in the Ventura County Star and Ventura Life & Style magazine.


Executive Chef
Dennis is a versatile and creative chef with a passion for fine dining and luxe resort experiences. Throughout his dynamic career, this U.S. Navy veteran has gained extensive experience in planning and executing banquets, weddings, hands-on wine dinners, and other immersive events through positions at various high-profile New England employers — from The Spa at Norwich Inn to the Flood Tide Restaurant at The Inn at Mystic and Hartford Healthcare. In addition, Dennis took part in and embraced the philosophy of a Farm to Chef Program that focuses on inventive menus that draw on the freshest, local, seasonal ingredients available.