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Executive Chef Steven Zobel is Said to Be Leaving East End Brasserie

When East End Brasserie opened at the Atlantic Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale about a year ago, its menu pages featured French-inspired dishes with foie gras and escargots. Now, they include an eclectic variety of international fare: spicy Korean Bon Chon chicken wings, pizzette, and even fettuccine pomodoro.

A restaurant manager confirmed that the restaurant is in transition. He said that executive Chef Steven Zobel is leaving, and will be opening his own restaurant in Fort Lauderdale.


server also offered an unsolicited explanation for the changes: "We had

to change the menu a while ago," he explained. "People just weren't

into the whole French thing."

It seems the restaurant is in the midst of an identity crisis.

Read the full review of East End Brasserie here.