Raven & Rose has announced that Daniel Mondok has taken over the kitchen as executive chef. Raven & Rose owner Lisa Mygrant is working with Mondok to strengthen and deepen the restaurant’s focus on the cuisine of the British Isles. Combined by the bar talents of Dave Shenaut, this could be the kick the … [Read more...] about Daniel Mondok Executive Chef at Raven & Rose
Oy. This bit of news makes me cringe: "It’s electricity à la mode. Diners are now offered a portable cell phone charger as part of the 15-course tasting menu served by Philadelphia restaurant Volvér, which is owned by chef Jose Garces. The charger is delivered on a small silver platter by wait staff between the … [Read more...] about Finishing up on News for August 2014 – Mondok, Le Vieux, Kukai Ramen
Daniel Mondok, most recently of Genoa (closed), Paulee (closed), Sel Gris (closed), June (closed), Olea (closed), and Carlyle (closed), has taken a job at Swank & Swine. (Note that I may have missed some restaurants on that list, but does anyone notice anything in common?) Portland Monthly has sort of a … [Read more...] about Musical Chefs: Mondok, Bettinger, Adams, Giambalvo
We always get a group of restaurant closures in January/February, and this one is no surprise, as I wasn't able to get any information their New Year's Eve plans. Paulée Restaurant in Dundee Oregon has closed. Rumor has it that Babica Hen from Lake Oswego is taking over the space. A note on the Paulée website says the … [Read more...] about Paulee Restaurant in Dundee R.I.P.
This Wednesday will finally see the opening of Paulée in Dundée (yes, I did that on purpose). Chef Daniel Mondok, most recently known for Sel Gris which burned in 2009, told OregonLive, "We want to make this the next Napa Valley," says chef Daniel Mondok. "Today, people come from all over the world to the Napa Valley … [Read more...] about This and That – News Clips Portland and Around the U.S. – May 29th
Daniel Mondok, Sous Chef at Genoa Restaurant in Portland, will be leaving for Harvest Inn, previously known as Farm to Fork Restaurant and Press Wine Bar, in Dundee Oregon. Farm to Fork Restaurant is part of the Inn at Red Hills at 1410 N. Hwy 99. It should be noted, that Daniel changed his Facebook work location … [Read more...] about Daniel Mondok Leaving Genoa
[Now Closed] I’m going to assume that you know the history of Genoa, and its status as a Portland institution slowly sliding over the years as the restaurant began to be seen as a staid, old-fashioned relic of a time gone by. It closed in November 2008, changed owners, was completely remodeled, and reopened exactly … [Read more...] about Review: Genoa Restaurant
Genoa has announced that Daniel Mondok will be joining Genoa as Sous Chef. Daniel was most recently the chef at June, before that, Sel Gris, which burned in 2009. June has been getting somewhat mixed, so it will be interesting to see what they are planning to do if Daniel is leaving. "I'm very excited to have … [Read more...] about Daniel Mondok To Join Genoa Restaurant