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UPDATED: Award-Winning Chef Closing Rhode Island Restaurant

Sunday, December 27, 2020


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Eli’s Kitchen owner Eli Dunn made the announcement on Saturday. Photo: IG Video

One of Rhode Island’s top chefs, Eli Dunn, owner of Eli’s Kitchen in Warren, announced Saturday that he is closing the restaurant. 

Dunn, who won the Food Network show “Chopped” in 2018, said that one of his top chefs is going to be taking over the restaurant space on Market Street under a new name in the new year. 

WATCH: “Chopped” Winner Dunn Recaps His Victory on GoLocal LIVE


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Laid-off chef starts nonprofit kitchen on Long Island

Ryan Carroll was laid off on March 17, 2020. By the 18th, he had come up with a plan.

“I was a chef in New York City and lost my job,” he said. “We sell food to the public in order to raise money to feed thousands of people.”

It started with a fresh chicken parm for his grandmother. And then the chef realized he could help others.

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