Plate’s Chef Shuffles for the Week of April 27

Per Se alumnus Brian Nasworthy has signed on to be the chef at Beatrice Inn, which will open in about a month. Sam Talbot rode the waves out of The Surf Lodge down to the Caribbean, where he’ll be opening a TBA restaurant. Mangia, mangia! Italian-influenced Arthur on Smith with Joe Isidori, the classic Italian restaurant Bottega, pizza ‘n’ pasta chainlet Serafina Meatpacking, and international Italian chain Fratelli la Bufala all opened. Pounds & Ounces weighed in this week in the former Viceroy space with Executive Chef Ted Cipollone (The Smith) handling the American menu. Stonyfield Farm founder Gary Hirshberg opened the health-focused café Chelsea’s TableJean Claude II, the pan-Asian Singapura, bar-restaurant Donna with Jessica Wilson (Prune) handling the food, and French ‘n’ Spanish themed Oregano Bar & Bistro all opened, as well.

Chinese restaurant Café Evergreen will close in mid-May, but will reopen in late summer in a new location. Lenox Social will now be Corner Social when it opens in mid-May. Food writer Harris Salathas joined forces with Ryuji Irie (Matsuri) to open a ramen joint called Ganso this July. The Meatball Shop will reveal another location sometime later this year.

Bar Breton has said “adieu.”

Finish reading this week’s Chef Shuffles on the Plate website now.

Photo of Sam Talbot, The Surf Lodge.

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