Garces To Expand Again

Food and Drinq is reporting that Jose Garces is opening yet another restaurant, this one next door to Tinto at the corner of 20th and Sansom.

That means at some point in 2009 Garces will have Amada, Tinto, Distrito, Chifa, this new place and Mercat a la Planxa in Chicago under his Garces Restaurant Group.

So all of this has created some spirited debate at Foobooz World Headquarters. Is Garces overextending himself? Will the food suffer?

Is it different to have a chef as the star of your restaurant group versus a restaurateur as the Starr of your restaurant organization?

  • Yes. I want my chef to be in the kitchen. (51%, 45 Votes)
  • No. Chefs are creators and can teach anyone to execute. (25%, 22 Votes)
  • I don't care. I don't want to talk semantics, I just want to eat. (24%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 89

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ANOTHER from Jose Garces [Food and Drinq]

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