Jason Hall ‘In’ at The Lion; Patricia Yee ‘Out’ at Aureole


Jason Hall, previously of Gotham Bar & Grill, Anthos, and Mia Dona, has been running the kitchen at the Lion under John DeLucie. [Eater]

Colin Alevras, formerly of the Tasting Room, DBGB, and Momofuku, has joined the staff at Andrew Carmellini’s forthcoming the Dutch. [Eater]

Aureole’s executive pastry chef, Jennifer Yee, has left the restaurant and Le Cirque’s Pierre Poulin is standing in. [Zagat Buzz]

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. [LA Weekly]

Eric Ripert will reprise his role as Chef Eric Ripert on HBO’s Treme. He had a cameo in the first season. [Grub Street]

Thomas Keller has become the third American chef to be inducted into the French Légion d’honneur for his promotion of French cuisine. [Grub Street]

Julian Medina is preparing to launch a new restaurant called Coppelia, a diner open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. [Zagat Buzz]