Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 9:25 a.m.
Montenapo has a new owner. Gennaro Sbarro has reopened the Midtown West restaurant with Kevin McGee, formerly the executive sous-chef at Eleven Madison Park, at the helm. [NY Times]
Eleven Madison Park sous-chef James Kent and his commis, Tom Allan, will represent the U.S. at this year's Bocuse d'Or. [Eater]
Blaue Gans chef-owner Kurt Gutenbrunner lives in a 2,300-square-foot apartment in a building with an indoor pool, bowling alley, gym, yoga studio, playground, and half-court. [NY Post]
Jean-Georges Vongerichten had the pre-opening party for his new restaurant at the Mark Hotel. His new ABC Kitchen restaurant has been pushed back a month. [Grub Street]
Salumeria Rosi chef Cesare Casella is going on a diet. The portly toque will join Weight Watchers to lose 20 lbs. [ABC News]
Waverly Inn owners Eric Goode and Sean MacPherson may be overwhelmed with legal battles, but chef John DeLucie is preparing to open his own place, The Lion. [Grub Street]