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Marcus Jernmark In at Aquavit; Sue Torres In at The Rusty Knot

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Marcus Jernmark has taken over the kitchen at Aquavit, where he will turn out more modern Scandinavian fare. He was previously cooking at the Swedish Consulate.
[NY Times

Sue Torres, the chef-owner of Sueños in Chelsea, has taken over food operations at The Rusty Knot, where she promises to bring some Latin flavor to the menu.
[Eater]

French chefs at Ralph Lauren’s Ralph’s in Paris spent a week in New York learning to make burgers and other items like fried chicken from Danny Meyer’s chefs.
[Diner’s Journal]

Ryan Skeen denies rumors that he’s already on his way out at 5 & Diamond in Harlem, although he is consulting on Coffee Shop‘s new Empire Diner project.
[Grub Street]

Jehangir Mehta, the chef-owner of Graffiti Food & Wine Bar in the East Village, will teach a series of kids’ cooking classes at Whole Foods Bowery.
[International Supermarket News]

Martin Brock, of Gray Kunz’s now-defunct Atria, has resurfaced to cook for 15 people just released from prison after being exonerated with help from Centurion Ministries.
[Feast]

And in sommelier news, Robert Bohr left his role as partner and wine director at Cru to work with Tom Colicchio’s restaurants. He has been replaced by Greg Majors.
[Diner’s Journal]

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