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Dining News: New Chef at Kupros

Kupros announced that Marty Hutton has joind the restaurant as their new executive chef.

Chef Hutton has worked at Streets of London, helped launch their food truck Big Red Bus and at Broderick.

I checked in with the restaurant and here's a short bio of the new chef, edited for clarity.

Chef Hutton hails from a region in the North East of England called Northumbria. He trained trained in London and travelled extensively cooking from royalty to pop artists.

He has been involved in championing the farm to fork culture through food festival cookery demonstrations and media.

Our goal for Kupros is to provide food for people to snack, gorge or graze on highlighting some of our regions amazing growers and producers.

By no means will Kupros be fully farm to fork as global diversity in cuisine and tastes negate this, but the bits (probably quite a few) we do use we will scream out about.

Kupros will have a new menu that I'm going to discuss with the guys and roll it out slowly.

Brunch is going to be a focus pretty much immediately and an express lunch menu to get wait times down.

So I'm intrigued. I've had some decent meals at Kupros in the last year or two. Chef Hutton's already started displaying his skills with Wednesday's lunch special. I'll give them another try soon.

Kupros is located at 1217 21st St. and can be found online at https://www.facebook.com/KuprosCraftHouse.

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