Roger Llanes

Roger Llanes No Longer in the Sons of Essex Kitchen

Posted August 15, 2013 at 6:06 am

Sons of Essex can’t stop the hemorrhaging in the wake of infighting between former partners Matt Levine and Michael Shah. The image of the hangout has drastically changed since inception at 131 Essex Street, not to mention the recent chef shuffles. And about that… A Boogie tipster informs us that executive chef replacement Roger Llanes […]

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Sons of Essex Hires Roger Llanes as Executive Chef

Last modified June 11, 2013 at 10:22 am

Amidst the ownership drama at Sons of Essex between co-owners Matt Levine and Michael Shah, the restaurant went and hired a new executive chef. Roger Llanes – formerly of BLT Prime and Eleven Madison Park – is now helming the kitchen at 133 Essex Street. He replaces Seth Levine, who ditched the nightspot for Hotel Chantelle […]

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