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Watermark Parts Ways With Newly Minted Executive Chef; Changes in the Kitchen at Marsh House

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THE GULCH – Some changes in the kitchen at John Besh’s Marsh House, as opening chef de cuisine Justin ‘Cam’ Cameron has moved on from the restaurant. A representative for Marsh House tells Eater that the hotel’s executive chef, Nathan Duensing, will continue in his current role, along with driving the menu at the restaurant. [EaterWire]

THE GULCHWatermark is once again without a captain in the kitchen, as recently hired executive chef Elliot Cunniff is no longer at the helm. Regarding the move, the restaurant’s director of operations Hughes Brown gave the following statement: “Due to creative differences, Watermark has decided to part ways with chef Cunniff, effective immediately. We appreciate his work while with the restaurant and wish him the best of luck on his future endeavors.” [EaterWire]

FRANKLIN - There are some new faces at the helm of Saffire Restaurant & Bar in The Factory at Franklin, as Jennifer Masley has come on as the new managing partner and Michael Martin has assumed the roles of both general manager and executive chef. Previously part of Tom Morales’ TomKats restaurant group, Morales will stay on as a partner in the project. Masley is best known locally as the creator and co-owner of EiO & the Hive, which is in the process of opening in the Sylvan Park area, while Martin is a longtime chef with deep Nashville roots. [EaterWire]

The Factory at Franklin

230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064 (615) 791-1777

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401 11th Avenue South, , TN 37203 (615) 262-6001 Visit Website

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