Friday, August 10, 2012

Clint Rogers Returns To The Gage, Henri

The Gage, Henri Executive Chef Dirk Flanigan with mixologist Clint Rogers. (Photo: 312 Dining Diva)

Well, that was quick.

Talented mixologist Clint Rogers is already out at Hot Chocolate only after leaving the top post at The Gage/Henri in early June.

"It just wasn't a good fit," he told 312DD Thursday about his less than two-month stint at the Bucktown powerhouse. He returned to The Gage and Henri about a week ago.

Eater Chicago broke the story that he was heading to Hot Chocolate to "push the boundaries and make it a popular destination for dinner, but push it into an after-hours bar with a smaller food menu."

It'll be interesting to see what happens now that he's back at The Gage and Henri. Bartender Thomas Mooneyham was promoted in his absence . . .

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