Thursday, January 9, 2014

Chef Dean Zanella Steps in at Chicago Firehouse

Double-cut roasted pork chop at Chicago Firehouse   PHOTO: COURTESY OF CHICAGO FIREHOUSE
Chicago Magazine highlights some of the recent changes at South Loop stalwart Chicago Firehouse (1401 S. Michigan)- mainly the addition Chef Dean Zanella:
Although diners know Chicago Firehouse first as a steak house, Zanella plans to introduce some “fun stuff,” in events as well as dishes. For example, Zanella will continue screening movies on Firehouse’s patio with tie-in food, such as the restaurant movie Big Night with a timpano, a dish featured in the movie, or Star Wars with a dish Zanella created for his appearance on the TBS show Dinner and a Movie: Obi-Wan Cannelloni.
We also found this old video from WGN Midday News where Zanella showcased some of his talents:

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