New blood is running the kitchen at Westside restaurant/bar/fun house Ormsby’s. Nick Anderson is on board as executive chef, according to a Wednesday announcement. Anderson takes the place of former Ormsby’s chef Scotley Innis.
“We are thrilled to have Nick’s culinary expertise leading our kitchen staff,” Ormsby’s owner and general manager Michael Goot said in a prepared statement. “He’s going to add some depth to our menu to match our roster of craft beers and the merriment of our bar games.”
Anderson brings an impressive resume to his new gig. In addition to six years as sous chef at Canoe, he’s held down stints as chef de cuisine at Tomo and Rathbun’s. The chef plans to bring the ubiquitous local flair to Ormsby’s menu: “I’ve developed relationships with local farms over the years and plan to use those to highlight great local products throughout the menu,” he said. “That way my guests know what they’re eating.”
There’s no word on reason for Innis’s departure, but a representative for Ormsby’s said the chef “parted on good terms.” A recent Instagram post indicated he may have a new pop-up in the works.
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