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Debutea to open in NY’s Greenwich Village

NEW YORK – Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio of the Worldwide Leasing Team at Douglas Elliman (www.elliman.com) recently arranged a lease for Debutea, a leading Chinese teahouse concept, to open at 217 Thompson St. between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets in Manhattan., south of Washington Square Park. The concept focuses on high-end tea and coffee, desserts and what they call “the newest exploding trend,” Taiwan Cheese Tea, a thick layer of slightly sweetened, salty cream cheese atop a tea base.

Chef John Besh steps down from BRG

NEW ORLEANS – Executive Chef/CEO John Besh, head of Besh Restaurant Group which was accused recently by nine women who’d worked in his establishments or home office of sexual harassment in a piece that appeared in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, stepped down from his company. Former COO Shannon White replaces him as CEO, according to a published report.

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Beard Foundation Taste America® heads to Boston

BOSTON – The James Beard Foundation’s Fourth Annual Taste America® national culinary tour heads here Oct. 28 at The Langham, Boston with an exclusive dining event benefitting the Foundation.

It starts with a walk-around tasting reception complete with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from local chefs and follows with a four-course dinner crafted by ALL-STAR Chef John Besh and Local Star Ana Sortun who together, will create the menu.

Local chefs participating in A Night of Culinary Stars include Chef Michael Scelfo, Chef Karen Akunowicz and Chef Jeremy Sewall. Please visit jbftastemericaa.org for more details.