So much for the Harlem Shuffle. The Louisville Chef Shuffle is underway in at least three restaurant kitchens.
• Curry running Napa kitchen: Two weeks ago, Brian Curry, a long-time sous chef atNapa River Grill, was appointed executive chef there. Under direction from its new owner, Junior Bridgeman, he and sous chef Seth Butkus have recently overhauled the restaurant’s dinner and lunch menus. (Skip down to read more details.)
• McCandless bids St. Chuck fair well: Patrick McCandless has left the executive chef’s spot at St. Charles Exchange for as of yet unknown reasons. Longtime sous chef Tyler Powell has been promoted to executive chef.