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.
Eleven Madison Park sous-chef James Kent and his commis, Tom Allan, will represent the U.S. at this year’s Bocuse d’Or.
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.
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.
Salumeria Rosi chef Cesare Casella is going on a diet. The portly toque will join Weight Watchers to lose 20 lbs.
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.