Keith S. Greene’s body was found around 11:00 a.m. by a couple walking along the shore near Wyandanch Lane Beach.
Before his death, thirty-five year old Greene worked at the high-end grocery store Schmidt’s in Southampton.
Greene, who grew up in the restaurant business, also worked at Barrister’s restaurant in Southampton.
Greene, who is known as K-Grease, appeared on Season 2 of Hell’s Kitchen in 2006. He finished in third place.
Green leaves behind a wife and two young children.