Under the Toque: Phil Conlon in at Broadway East; Todd English in at Great Jones Hotel
Broadway East has confirmed yet another new chef to head up its kitchen. Phil Conlon, the opening chef de cuisine at Cafe Cluny, has taken over from Gavin Mills, who has reportedly left New York to work in California. Grub Street]
Todd English has confirmed rumors that he will open a new space with nightlife promoter Jon B in Chelsea. In a recent community board meeting, it was also revealed English would be heading up the food and beverage program at the coming-soon Great Jones Hotel. [Eater]
While celebrity chefs weighed in on fast food in the latest issue of Esquire, Dan Coudreaut, director of culinary innovation at McDonald's, revealed his favorite fine dining chefs. The Culinary Institute of America alum is a fan of Daniel Boulud, Mario Batali, and Danny Meyer's. [Business Week]
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