Jeff Cerciello is breaking his chains at the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group to start his own market and cafe in Brentwood. Eater pinpoints Cerciello's coming location to the closed City Bakery space, though construction has yet to begin and Cerciello won't ease out of Keller's group until June. A San Francisco ex-pat in a failed New York empire expansion? Not so strange, we just get the feeling Cerciello wants to be close to his favorite Suzanne Goin dish over at Tavern.
Jeffrey Cerciello L.A. Restaurant Space Revealed: Claims City Bakery Space [Eater]
Earlier: Keller's Casual Dining Director Goes Solo [Grub Street]