Eric Korsh ‘in’ at Waverly Inn; Jody Williams ‘out’ at Gottino


Eric Korsh has been enlisted to take over the kitchen at Waverly Inn while John DeLucie is on leave opening The Lion. Korsh has had stints at Prune and Patroon, and was the chef-owner of the now-defunct Eloise in Sebastopol, California.
[NY Times]

Jody Williams has reportedly left West Village wine bar Gottino due to a dispute and lawsuit with her business partner Michael Bull.
[Vittles Vamp via Eater]

Chris Lukic, formerly of Fig and Olive, has left New York to work at Homestead Restaurant in Homer, Alaska, a gig he found on Craigslist.
[Homer News]

Ed Brown is the latest chef to offer intimate back-room dinners. His series of “Ed’s Back Room Dinners” at Ed’s Chowder House will start in June.
[Grub Street]

Marcus Samuelsson talked to CNN about his early life in Ethiopia, where he and his sister lost their mother to TB and were subsequently adopted by a Swedish couple.