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Chef's Table at Teatro Goldoni

ChrisVA Mar 10, 2010 04:08 PM

After making reservations about 2 months ago for Chef Enzo's table for my birthday this weekend, I was called by the restaurant today to inform me that they had parted ways with Chef Enzo. Very disappointing as I had heard such great things about it, but luckily I was able to get a reservation at Restaurant Eve on such short notice.

Just wanted to let everyone know of the change in case you were planning to go there in the near future.

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    reiflame Mar 17, 2010 08:39 AM

    Oh my, the City Paper reported that he was let go because (get this) his salary was too high. Talk about shooting yourself in the foot!

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      petercoolz Mar 18, 2010 02:15 PM

      This is so sad. We were going to go there next weekend, and now we won't get to. I hope Chef Enzo gets back on his feet soon.

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      1. re: petercoolz
        Joe H Mar 19, 2010 06:22 AM

        Ironically last Saturday evening was the first night for Vidalia's "Table 24" which is a 24 course $150 prix fixe blowout for up to six people. http://www.vidaliadc.com/ With RJ Cooper having won a Beard Award as Chef of the Year in the Mid Atlantic my expectation is that this will quickly challenge for the finest dining experience in the D. C. area.

        1990 M St NW # 2, Washington, DC

        1. re: petercoolz
          ChrisVA Mar 19, 2010 11:42 AM

          From the City Paper article that noted his firing:
          Which brings us to Fargione’s future. He’s currently lining up investors and, starting next week, scouting locations for his own place. He envisions a restaurant that’s an expansion of his chef’s table, with two separate tasting menus and a glass-enclosed wine cellar with a private dining space. “Something like Komi,” Fargione says.

          1509 17th St NW Ste 1, Washington, DC 20036

          1. re: ChrisVA
            huiray Nov 14, 2010 10:39 AM


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