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Chef Brion Wong Exits The Peterboro

Joe Flores has been tapped to take over the kitchens

The Peterboro.
Michelle and Chris Gerard

Chef Brion Wong has resigned as executive chef at The Peterboro in Cass Corridor, the Detroit Free Press first-reports. Wong informed the operating restaurant group, Detroit Optimists Society, on Saturday of his plans to take a new position in New York. “We definitely parted on really good terms,” DOS partner Dave Kwiatkowski tells the Free Press.

Wong moved to Detroit from New York in 2014, taking a position as co-executive chef at Antietam following a well-publicized walkout of the restaurant’s opening team. Less than a year later he was on the move again.

The chef took a position at The Peterboro in October 2015, remarking at the time that the owners had given him “a great deal of creative freedom.” Wong’s menu blended American-Chinese flavors with a modern twist.

Kwiatkowski says that customers can expect a updated menu as The Peterboro’s new lead chef Joe Flores takes the helm. Flores has experience from PF Chang’s in Dearborn, Wright & Co., and Flowers of Vietnam where he was chef de cuisine.

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