Our Staff

Christopher Estelle, Chef, CSFC Monkey Junction



Evans Trawick, Owner

A Southeastern NC native, Evans has over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry. He has been voted one of the areas Top 10 Chef's twice in his career and with the help of great people he has seen CFSC become the areas premier seafood restaurant. He has transitioned out of the kitchens and into the role of CEO handling all of the company's operational and planning needs. Still in the restaurants daily he oversees the constant quality control systems being followed by the Chefs and managers at CFSC.

Along with his wife, Nikki Trawick, they founded CFSC in 2008 and struggled as did many businesses during a very trying time in our country. This struggle, however, gave the couple the wherewithal to overcome any challenge thrown their way and allowed them to grow CFSC despite the strong headwinds of a weak economy. Today they enjoy their two children and what little time they can find to be together as a family in today's rat race world.





Richard Martin, Chef, CFSC Monkey Junction

Ricky is also a Southeastern NC native with strong ties to the Wilmington Community. He has been behind the stove in area restaurants for 20 years. Ricky was the executive chef for Roy's Riverboat landing in the late 1990's & early 2000's and from there went on to open the Ruth's Chris Steakhouse at the Hilton in downtown Wilmington. After leaving Ruth's Chris he found his way to the country club at Landfall and joined the CFSC team in 2012 and we haven't looked back.



Eddie Elliott, Manager, CFSC Monkey Junction

Eddie has been a part of the CFSC team since 2012. Serving as General Manager of our Monkey Junction location since 2015. A musician at heart Eddie has spent years traveling the country and entertaining audiences from coast to coast. This experience has allowed him to develop excellent communication skills which make him an invaluable part of the CFSC family. 




Chris Estelle, Chef, CFSC Monkey Junction

Chris joined the CFSC team in 2014 and quickly demonstrated his diverse skill set with particular emphasis on cajun and asian cooking styles. He has his wife Christine along with their son have quickly made Wilmington their home. Chris has worked in some of the finest kitchens in the Northeast and has a passion for his craft second to none.