Anne Burrell Wants Back Into the Restaurant Biz; Nate Appleman Seeks Skilled Pizza Makers


Pierre Schutz has been named the executive chef at the forthcoming Jean-Georges at the Mark hotel, set to open in March. He was formerly at the now-defunct Vong.
[NY Times]

Famed Gascon chef Thierry Marx will cook a special $350 meal at Le Bernardin on Feb. 20, as part of d’Artagnan’s 25th anniversary. This will be his second time cooking in New York.
[press release]

Colin Kruzic is now helming the kitchen at Jo’s, which opened this summer, taking over from Ian Topper-Kapitan. Kruzic previously worked at James, Bouley, and Maremma.
[Grub Street]

In an interview about her Food Network show, Worst Cooks in America, Anne Burrell admitted she missed working in restaurants and is looking to get back into the biz.
[Serious Eats]

Blue Hill‘s Dan Barber was the only chef invited to this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He was on the panel for several talks about the food and agriculture.
[Grub Street]

Nate Appleman continues to tweet the latest news at Pulino’s. Apparently, he’s looking for “cooks, pizza makers, prep, dishwashers,” and is accepting resumes himself.

Todd English’s French brasserie in the new InterContinenal Hotel in Times Square will open in July, featuring three dining areas and a “dynamic bar overlooking Broadway.”

Thomas Keller catered an event where Jeff Koons announced his new art project: painting the 17th BMW Art Car. Keller says he wanted to be there simply because he loves BMWs.
[Grub Street]

Joseph Ogrodnek, who recently took over at Anella from Michael Sullivan, has retooled the menu, while maintaining a Mediterranean-influenced contemporary American style.
[Brooklyn Paper]

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