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Oct 10, 2008 11:20 AM

Change of staff at Veil

I heard that Johnny Zhu has left. Does anyone know where he went? Who took over? If Shannon is cooking it will still be great, but that can't last forever.

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  1. Leslie Kelly just wrote something in the P.I. about Veil last week:

    Chef-owner Shannon Galusha...has been thinking about trying some new strategies, even perhaps rebranding Veil, "becoming a little more lowbrow." But he's in a wait-and-see mode: "I'm not really in a position to make knee-jerk reactions."

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    1. re: Square Business

      just read on another site that Veil is closing...

        1. re: babette feasts

          That's too bad. I've really been enjoying their brunch lately. I wish Shannon and his team the best.

          1. re: babette feasts

            so very sad. with veil and mistral gone, the upscale list gets shorter.

            Has anyone heard where Johnny Zhu went?

            1. re: bluedog67

              I thought that William Belickis is working on a new project. I hope he keeps a fine dining area within this new place.

              1. re: karen2006

                I heard that his new place will have mutiple styles of dining within one establishment. Like a pub in one corner and white tablecloths in another. That was awhile ago, so maybe he has changed plans ....have you heard anything about timing?

      1. SO sorry to hear of VEIL closing.I've enjoyed Shannon Galusha's food there and when he was at the Grand Hyatt....very talented man....hopefully he'll find another venue soon to share his culinary talents here with us in Seattle.