Fedora Gets Chef From Au Pied de Cochon

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Photo: Konstantin Sergeyev

According to Florence Fabricant, Gabriel Stulman has hired Mehdi Brunet-Benkritly to helm the kitchen at the new Fedora. Like Hugue Dufour of M. Wells, hes a graduate of Montreals porky favorite, Au Pied de Cochon. Meanwhile, Stulman opened Jeffreys Grocery a couple of days ago and took Metromix on a tour of the inventory. Never mind the food, which weve already told you about the uniforms are sourced from Levi's, Gitmman Brothers in Pennsylvania, Hillside out of Brooklyn, Kenton Sorenson Leather Products out of Madison, and Stanley & Sons out of Brooklyn. Says Stulman: We are reppin New York as much as we can. Were reppin the United States as much as we can in product, beer, wine, cheese, clothing.

Montreal Chef Is Coming to Fedora [NYT/Diners Journal]
Menu Meaning: Jeffreys Grocery [Metromix]