Appetizers
June 12, 2009
Changing of the chefs @ Ella

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Ella Dining Room & Bar will soon have someone new wearing it's executive chef coat. David English, the executive chef at Ella since its 2007 opening, is leaving the downtown restaurant come mid-July.

English's first stop will be Italy, and then he's got some big plans back home in Sacramento.

"I'm taking a couple months off to travel through Italy," says English, a native of Davis. "I want to get some inspiration and enjoyment in their culinary arts and get re-energized. Then I'm looking to come back and look at opening my own place. I certainly want to be a part of midtown."

The Selland restaurant family, the proprietors behind Ella, are conducting a national search for English's replacement and already trying out chefs. Will Ella's ever popular pappardelle pasta with poached egg remain on the menu? We'll have to stay tuned for that, and will let you know when the new executive chef is named.

"It's been a huge pleasure to lead that kitchen and cook for people in Sacramento," says English. "I wish them luck in their search. I think they'll find someone who'll continue what we're doing."

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