Wade Burch, of Steamers Landing (and a recent winner of Food Network’s Chopped), has been named executive chef of Neely’s Pig Parlor, the barbecue joint that fellow Food Networkers the Neelys are opening on the Upper East Side.
Josh Boissy of Le Barricou in Williamsburg is branching out to open New Orleans-themed Maison Premiere in the neighborhood in early January. [Eater]
Floyd Cardoz of Tabla was celebrated in “unusual and delightful performances, including interpretive readings of his recipes,” at Hendrick’s Enchanted Forest space on Bowery.
Ivy Stark, now the corporate chef at Dos Caminos, says she is not behind the menu at a new Brooklyn Mexican, Diego, and that rumors of her involvement were exaggerated.
Chris Lee is leaving Charlie Palmer’s Aureole at the end of the year, where former Le Cirque chef Christophe Bellanca will take over.