Chris Lee: Pete Wells reports that Chris Lee…

Pete Wells reports that Chris Lee will be leaving Gilt, the restaurant for which he just secured two Michelin stars, at the end of the year to take over the kitchen at Aureole, which will be moving to Bryant Park: "Mr. Lee will replace Tony Aiazzi, who had been the executive chef for almost two years at Aureole, which will move from East 61st Street to the Bryant Park area next spring. A replacement for Mr. Lee at Gilt has not been named." Bonus Chris Lee Talking Point: Say hello to Cooper James, his brand new son. [Bruniblog; Facebook]For more stories from Eater, go to

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