Filippo Gozzoli ‘In’ at Sirio


Sirio Maccioni says that he’s going to open a branch of his eponymous restaurant at the Pierre hotel. Maccioni has told reporters that he’s bringing in Filippo Gozzoli, formerly of Milan, to run the eatery.
[Grub Street]

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has had a busy week. Sources say that Samuelsson, of Red Rooster Harlem, has considered the Lenox Lounge for a new project. He also has found the time to write a lengthy op-ed about food policy.
[DNA Info]

Geoffrey Zakarian talks to the Voice about his recent Iron Chef win and his holiday plans. In Lauren Shockey’s interview, Zakarian also mentions how he juggles running restaurants in both New York and Florida.

Gordon Ramsay has won the legal battle against his father-in-law — who supposedly stole millions of bucks from the celebrity chef to bankroll extramarital affairs.
[Zagat Buzz]