More News As Morgan’s Pier Staffs Up


Things are starting to come together for the summer season at Morgan’s Pier. Last week, I talked with George Sabatino after he announced that he would be taking over the top slot there and he told me that he already had one of his lieutenants chosen–Paul Lyons, ex of Barbuzzo and a long-time friend who would be working as Sabatino’s chef de cuisine.

And now we know that Sabatino has pulled in another talent. According to the Insider, He’s got Pat Cancelliere in the kitchen, too, standing as a sous chef.

Cancelliere recently closed his Argentine-Italian spot, 943, in the Italian Market, which was a big loss for that neighborhood. After locking the door at 943 behind him, he moved on to a short turn at Bainbridge Street Barrel House. And now Morgan’s Pier, which is due to light the fires for the start of prep and menu testing in the first week of April.

George Sabatino To Morgan’s Pier For The Summer [Foobooz]

Cancelliere Makes Another Move [Insider]

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  • breezyk2001

    I loved Morgan’s Pier last summer and love all these chefs, but I’m worried that the prices are going to go WAY up. Any word on what might happen with the menu?

  • Archie

    They are bound to go up with some of the best chefs in the world working there

  • tonyjlive

    I didn’t think about price increases when I read this originally. Although now that I think about it, they did have very well-priced beers when I was there last summer. I went on a guest-chef night, so can’t speak to the old food prices/quality/quantity ratio.

  • Pablo

    Some of the Best chefs in the world? Hmmm