Northern Spy Food Co., in the East Village, has a new chef. Hadley Schmitt was chef de cuisine at What Happens When and a sous chef at Dovetail.
Rumors that Danny Meyer was selling Eleven Madison Park to executive chef Daniel Humm and general manager Will Guidara have been confirmed.
Odette Fada, the longtime chef at San Domenico, then at sister restaurant SD26, will take the helm at Giovanni Rana’s forthcoming pasta place in Chelsea Market.
The Four Seasons has hired a new executive chef. Richard Brower, formerly of Le Bernardin, shares the title with Pecko Zantilaveevan.
BR Guest has enlisted Joël Robuchon to consult on Kibo, the restaurant group’s first Japanese venture.
News from Chez Panisse has traveled all the way here: Jerome Waag, who got his start as a busboy, will take over from Jean-Pierre Moulle next summer.