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]

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