And the Challenger Is… See The Second Chef Vying For The Chef Job at Old Town’s The Refinery

Chef #2, Lawrence Letrero.
Chef #2, Lawrence Letrero. Photo: courtesy The Refinery

Yesterday we showed you the first behind-the-scenes video produced by The Refinery, the upscale comfort spot coming later this spring to Old Town, in which they’ve narrowed their candidates for the executive chef position to two. In part one, we saw candidate Brian Flach make a list of likely-to-be-on-the-menu items (a hamburger, a version of brick chicken) as well as some items of his own choice to show his capabilities. Now we see the same from Lawrence Letrero, a veteran of Untitled, Perennial and Tribute. Watch what he cooks up in the 3-minute video below, shot at the Illinois Institute of Art as the two chefs cooked for an audience of Refinery managers and neighbors from the Old Town area. Then tell us, who would you pick?

Here’s part one again: