• Damon Wise, formerly the chef de cuisine of Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak, is the now executive chef of all the Craft restaurants. Shane McBride, most recently of the now defunct 7Square is now working for him. [Restaurant Girl; NYMag]

  • Billy Barlow is now the head chef at Zak Pelaccio's 5 Ninth [Eater]

  • Eric Lind, the chef who opened Flatbush Farm, has left to pursue some consulting gigs. [NY Mag]

  • Joël Robuchon will be behind the counter at L'Atelier this week [Snack]

  • Ed McFarland, previously the sous-chef at Pearl Oyster Bar, now has his own spot, Ed's Lobster Bar, in SoHo. Official opening tomorrow.