Chopped’s Mario Tolentino ‘In’ at Juliet Supperclub; David Burke ‘In’ at James New York Hotel


Mario Tolentino, who recently won the latest season of the Food Network’s Chopped, has taken over the kitchen at Juliet Supperclub and overhauled the menu to focus on street foods from across the globe.
[The Strong Buzz]

David Burke is rumored to be cooking at the forthcoming James New York boutique hotel, although his publicist has yet to confirm it.

Colin Kruzic was fired from Jo’s last week. Co-owners Johnny Santiago and Jimmy Chu have no immediate plans to replace him.
[Grub Street]

Sean Brock, a James Beard Award-winning chef from Charleston, will take over the kitchen at Aldea for one night only to cook a Southern meal.
[Grub Street]

Sudanese-born Ibrahim al-Qosi, Osama bin Laden’s former chef, pleaded guilty at a Guantanamo Bay tribunal to conspiracy and providing support for terrorism.

Sam Mason, in collaboration with Finger on the Pulse, is throwing a barbecue at Good Co.