Monday, February 8, 2016

Garces to the Kimmel Center

He's rumored to be taking over the catering operation from Wolfgang Puck

Garces to the Kimmel Center

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Jose Garces is in line to take over the catering operation at the Kimmel Center, I hear, and those spoils also will include operating a small restaurant on the Spruce Street side of the performing-arts venue. (Garces had told The Inquirer's Craig LaBan recently that he was going to open a small restaurant in his hometown.)

I hear that there's a handshake agreement, as the Kimmel has not been happy with its year-long association with Wolfgang Puck. The timetable would put Garces and his catering arm in the venue in June.

Puck joined the Kimmel through an existing partnership with Restaurant Associates.

No comment from the various sides.

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