David Drake New Executive Chef at Rudolph’s Steakhouse

Former chef at Alice’s in Lake Hopatcong and Greene Hook and Light Horse Tavern in Jersey City makes a move.

David Drake is the new executive chef at Rudolph’s Steakhouse, 1 Mill Street, Bernardsville (908-766-7979). He previously was at Alice’s in Lake Hopatcong and Greene Hook and Light Horse Tavern in Jersey City.

Chef Todd Villani, previous owner of Terre a Terre in Carlstadt, is the Director of Culinary Operations at Hudson Greene Market, 77 Hudson Street, Jersey City (201-434-2080). The market offers a large assortment of groceries along with a food station with breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Catering is also available and most ingredients used are organic certified.

Anthony Assenzio, a CIA graduate, is the executive chef of Mitchell’s Fish Market Seafood Restaurant & Bar, 541 River Road, Edgewater (201-840-9311). Most recently, Assenzio was executive chef at Bobby Van’s Steakhouse where he was able to implement new menu items.

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  1. HawkZon

    David Drake is a great chef. I had the pleasure of dining at Alice’s many, many times and speaking to him there. I really haven’t been back to Alice’s since he left.