Krescendo’s New Chef; Red Barn Bakery’s Kickstarter Campaign

Pitch in to help Red Barn Bakery, which sells baked goods at Blue Hill at Stone Barns' farmer's market, meet the rising demand for cookies. The bakery has set up a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to buy important pieces of equipment that will help expand the small business. [Grub Street]

Krescendo's got a new executive chef: Robert Moorman, who has previously worked at Restaurant Nicholas, Riverpark, and Hotel Griffou. [Grub Street]

The 40/40 Club turns ten this month, and to celebrate, Jay's offering a special menu featuring ten signature items (like wings and a vodka drink called the "A-Rod Steal") that will be available through the month for only $10 each. [Grub Street]

On June 19, the Taste of Summer event will entertain over 800 guests with bites from restaurants like 21 Club, P.J. Clarke's, and La Esquina, a silent auction, and a D.J. The benefit raises money to restore and maintain Central Park, and it will be held at the Bethesda Terrace from 7 to 11 p.m. Purchase tickets here. [Grub Street]

Louro is welcoming the summer by launching a happy hour with petiscos (Portuguese for a spread of free bites) tomorrow. It runs Tuesdays through Sundays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. [Grub Street]

To celebrate Father's Day, Vosges Haut-Chocolat and Nat Sherman are putting together a special event, Chocolate & Cigars, at the Nat Sherman Townhouse on June 6 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. [Grub Street]