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Moto Pastry Chef Leaving for Loews; Michael Dean Reynolds Joins Brass Monkey

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Claire Crenshaw's last day at Moto is March 14.

Claire Crenshaw
Claire Crenshaw
Moto

FULTON MARKETChange is coming to Moto as executive pastry chef Claire Crenshaw's last day will be Saturday, March 14. Crenshaw, a two-time Jean Banchet Awards nominee who spent three years at Homaro Cantu's Michelin-starred restaurant, is moving over to the Loews Chicago Hotel, where she'll head up the pastry program. Reached for comment, Cantu says that Crenshaw will "always be part of the (Moto) family" and that they are "talking about doing things with her in the future." Cantu did not reveal plans for Crenshaw's replacement. Stay tuned. [EaterWire]

FULTON MARKETNot long after leaving his position as executive chef at Bread & WineMichael Dean Reynolds has landed as sous chef at the recently opened The Brass Monkey. The 70s throwback from Untitled owner Marc Bushala opened a month ago with a menu developed by Kendal Duque and executed by Ryan Wombacher. [EaterWire]

the Brass Monkey

401 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60642 (312) 379-9155

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945 W Fulton Street, Chicago, IL 60607 312 491 0058 Visit Website

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