The interim chef will be a Ducasse longtimer.
Is a two-star chef coming to Ducasse's one-star restaurant?
Why did the French master put London's restaurant scene above New York's?
The chef has also served under Alain Ducasse and Thomas Keller.
The French chef says it has overtaken New York.
Expect other guests, too.
Plus, Gordon Ramsay is one of the greatest television chefs.
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Patina has a new executive chef with at least one excellent reference.
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