Original publisher: Urban Daddy Date of Publication: November 19, 2013
You traveled to Vegas recently. Met someone at the Hard Rock. There were drinks, dinner, a few laughs. Then you went on your merry way. Well, you know the saying: what happens in Vegas… follows you and sets up a flashy Michigan Avenue restaurant. Meet Chuck’s: A Kerry Simon Kitchen, opening tomorrow in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Original publisher: Chicago Eater Date of Publication: November 04, 2013
Kerry Simon, dubbed the “Rock & Roll chef” by Rolling Stone in the nineties, is taking over Chuck’s Manufacturing on Michigan Avenue, according to a release. Originally reported by Crain’s, Simon is rebranding the restaurant and lounge adjacent to the Hard Rock Hotel as Chuck’s: A Kerry Simon Kitchen beginning November 19.
Celebrity chef Kerry Simon is returning home, at least temporarily. The Evanston native is revamping Chuck’s Manufacturing restaurant into Chuck’s: A Kerry Simon Kitchen, opening Nov. 19. Mr. Simon is partnering with his brother, Scott, who will be the executive chef of the “retro chic” Michigan Avenue restaurant.