Mark Strausman ‘In’ at Hotel Griffou; Micah Phillips ‘Out’ at Atera


Hotel Griffou already has a replacement for David Santos, who left recently, citing creating differences with management. Mark Strausman, of Fred’s at Barneys New York, is reportedly taking over.
[Grub Street]

Atera, the soon-to-open new incarnation of Compose, has lost its pastry chef. Micah Phillips is reportedly on board at the new West Village Fatty ‘Cue.
[Tribeca Citizen]

Scott Conant is rumored to be taking over the old Paris Commune space for a New York version of his D.O.C.G. restaurant in Las Vegas.