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Greg Elliot Takes Over Remington's Kitchen; New Publican Pastry Chef; More

Plus, Sixteen has a new head sommelier and Autre Monde hires its first chef de cuisine.

Nick Fochtman

THE LOOP—Some food upgrades could be coming to Remington's. 4 Star Restaurant Group's Michigan Avenue restaurant hired former W-Lakeshore and OneSixty Blue chef Greg Elliot as its new chef, replacing opening chef Russell Kook, according to corporate chef Todd Stein. Elliot starts today and his first new menu should take effect in October. [EaterWire]

FULTON MARKET—Former Girl & the Goat and Little Goat pastry chef Matthew Rice is sliding over to The Publican, replacing Anna Posey who left to open a restaurant with her husband David Posey. Rice's desserts will also be available at Publican Quality Meats. [Tribune]

RIVER NORTH—Parag Lalit is the man taking over the lauded Sixteen wine program from acclaimed sommelier Dan Pilkey. Lalit, who was born in India before studying in France and Canada, wants to develop the Champagne, Burgundy, and Bordeaux selection at Trump Tower's two-Michelin-starred restaurant. [Chicagoist]

BERWYN—Acclaimed near-suburban Mediterranean restaurant Autre Monde has hired its first chef de cuisine, Andrew Kerns, who has experience working for Brendan Sodikoff's Hogsalt restaurants. [Tribune]


20 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 782-6000

Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits

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The Publican

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