After a few weeks of speculation that Metro Brasserie
chef Matt Taylor
was heading to glitzier pastures -- Vegas, baby -- word is out
that he's given notice with restaurant owner Fred Unger
and will soon be heading to Sin City to head the kitchen at Michael Mina
at the Bellagio.
Prior to opening Metro a year ago, 25-year-old Taylor had worked for such notable chefs as Deborah Knight of the now-defunct Mosaic, Mary Elaine's-era Bradford Thompson, and New Orleans celeb John Besh.