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.
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.
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.