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Battuto Anounces Joel Harloff As New Exec Chef

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Gene and Julie Gate’s restaurant Battuto Italian Kitchen is high on the restaurant hot list right now. The Italian restaurant located at Preston and Frankford just announced a new chef that will be creating new menu items, including a power lunch. I am thrilled to announce that chef Joel Harloff has officially taken the reigns.

You remember Harloff most recently from Ocho, as well as the Second Floor in the Westin Galleria. He also enjoyed accolades and 4 stars at Dali Wine bar as well as at the Melrose Hotel.   Continue reading


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Maddy Out At Oak *Update

maddyby Steven Doyle

I hear that chef changes are happening at Oak and that Exec Chef Jason Maddy is out. Stay tuned for more details once I hear back from the Oak team. Maddy is in silent mode for now. Jump for update on this continuing story.  Continue reading

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