Food News

Chris Palmer Out at Tap 42

Chris Palmer, Tap 42's chef, has left the building.

Tap 42 operating partner Andy Yeager confirmed Palmer's departure, which happened yesterday, March 18. Yeager told Clean Plate Charlie that Palmer "moved on to pursue other endeavors."


Yeager said that although he'll miss the talented chef, he "wishes him the

best of luck." A replacement hasn't been named yet, though Yeager

said the restaurant team was talking to a few talented candidates.

Yeager

himself is a new addition to the restaurant, having been with Tap 42

for a short time.  When asked what's in the works for the gastropub,

Yeager said his focus is to maximize the potential of the restaurant.


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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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