Tidbits: Niche Hires, the Lamperts Return
- Maybe you've heard of Gerard Craft? Local chef? Owns Niche (1831 Sidney Street; 314-773-7755), Brasserie by Niche (4580 Laclede Avenue; 314-454-0600) and Taste (4584 Laclede Avenue; 314-361-1200)?About to move Niche to Clayton and open a new restaurant, Pastaria, next-door?
Laura Miller Inside Taste, one of Niche Restaurant Group's four ventures
If you've not only heard of Craft but have always wanted to work at one of his restaurants, now might be your chance. The Niche Restaurant Group is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, on the first floor of the Centene Building at 7700 Forsyth Boulevard in Clayton.
The restaurant group has openings for cooks, servers, server assistants, managers, hosts/hostesses and bartenders. You can walk in or call 217-556-5772 to reserve an appointment. This should go without saying, but bring a résumé.
- When we last heard from Larry Lampert and his daughter, Angie, late last year, they had shuttered Lampert's Plush Pig Barbecue (2811 South McKnight Road, Rock Hill; 314-961-8888). Now, George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine reports that the Lamperts -- specifically, Angie -- are opening a new venture: Mr. Lunch will serve sandwiches and salads at 11658 Dorsett Road in Maryland Heights, the space formerly occupied by Foxy's Red Hots.