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Chefs Kyle Mendenhall and Bob Blair Find New Cooking Grounds

While Mario Nocifera, formerly of Lower 48, gears up to manage Mister Tuna in RiNo

Kyle Mendenhall
Kyle Mendenhall

After eight years as the executive chef of The KitchenKyle Mendenhall has joined the Meadow Lark Farm Dinners crew for the three month summer season. He will be cooking aboard the popular kitchen bus called Bella alongside chef Alberto Sabbadini. The entire calendar for the dinners that run from June 25 through September 17 is now posted online and reservations are secured via a lottery - Yes, that is how popular these events are.

Chef Bob Blairwho shuttered Fuel Cafe late last year, found a new home at the upcoming Coperta5280 Magazine reported. Chef and owner Paul Reilly brought him on-board to open the upcoming Uptown restaurant. While construction is still pending, Blair is in the kitchen at Beast + Bottle a couple of nights a week.

The TAG Restaurant Group brought Mario Nocifera of the now shuttered Lower 48 on board. He is currently working at chef Troy Guard's upscale steakhouse Guard & Grace while waiting for Mister Tuna to open. Nocifera will serve as manager at the upcoming RiNo restaurant.

Beast + Bottle

719 East 17th Avenue, , CO 80203 (303) 623-3223 Visit Website

Guard and Grace

500 Dallas Street, , TX 77002 (346) 326-0789 Visit Website