Jason Hall, previously of Gotham Bar & Grill, Anthos, and Mia Dona, has been running the kitchen at the Lion under John DeLucie.
Colin Alevras, formerly of the Tasting Room, DBGB, and Momofuku, has joined the staff at Andrew Carmellini’s forthcoming the Dutch.
Aureole’s executive pastry chef, Jennifer Yee, has left the restaurant and Le Cirque’s Pierre Poulin is standing in.
Jason Neroni who left 10 Downing Street — and New York City — back in 2009 for Portland has turned up in L.A. at Osteria La Buca.
Eric Ripert will reprise his role as Chef Eric Ripert on HBO’s Treme. He had a cameo in the first season.
Thomas Keller has become the third American chef to be inducted into the French Légion d’honneur for his promotion of French cuisine.
Julian Medina is preparing to launch a new restaurant called Coppelia, a diner open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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