Drumroll, please! The new chef at the recently updated Rusty Pelican will be ... Michael Gilligan!
Remember him from the now closed Solea (at the W South Beach) and Atrio at the Conrad? Maybe hearing that charming British accent from behind the line will ring a bell, but you'll have to wait a few more weeks until the Rusty Pelican reopens after its $7 million renovation.
Regardless, we'll have an interview with him in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned.
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