Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts (www.creolecuisine.com) announced the hiring of two chefs for its expanding New Orleans restaurant portfolio.
The group took over Tommy's Cuisine and Tommy's Wine Bar, now called NOSH, last year. Eric Cook, who most recently helmed the kitchen at Bourbon House, is now executive chef at both restaurants. Cook has 25 years of kitchen experience in the city, including stints at Brennan's, Commander's Palace and the American Sector.
Creole Cuisine also announced Jake Shapiro is the new executive chef at Broussard's. He takes over from Neal Swidler, who was hired in 2014 and departed in September. Shapiro was most recently the sous chef at Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse and also worked at Palace Cafe, Tableau and Bourbon House.