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.
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.
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.
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.