Thursday, June 10, 2010

Samuelsson's 'BBQ Bootcamp' Certain to Sell Out!

"Top Chef Master" Marcus Samuelsson (Photo: C-House)

Now that he's been crowned "Top Chef Master," Marcus Samuelsson is gonna be one red-hot commodity.

He's a New Yorker, but Chicago's also claiming him seeing as his C-House restaurant in the Affinia hotel is one of the hottest seafood spots to open in years.

The BBQ Bootcamp was a huge success last year, but look for it to be even more hyped this summer.

Mark Mendez to Step Down at Carnivale

Chef Mark Mendez (Photo: Carnivale)

Some shocking news, folks, on the chef front.

Mark Mendez is stepping down as executive chef of hot Latin resto Carnivale.

From his blog:

Six Sweet Scenes This Weekend . . .

Zoë Kravitz headlines a show with her rock band, Elevator Fight, at Debonair Social Club on Sunday.

When your dad's a legendary rock star and you're a gorgeous girl, you basically have two choices: become a model or launch your own singing career.

Zoë Kravitz, a breathtaking beauty who happens to be the spawn of rocker Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, chose both.

We'll see if she has the chops when she performs at a benefit for Autism Speaks with Philly-based band Elevator Fight at Debonair Social Club Sunday.