A Texas-born chef has been tapped to take over at Five Sixty when executive chef Sara Johannes leaves this week.
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Pat Roberston, who's served as executive sous chef at the Wolfgang Puck-owned restaurant since its opening in February 2009, has spent more than a decade with the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group. The Marble Falls native began his career with the company at Spago in Las Vegas.
Johannes is headed to Los Angeles, where - as the press release puts it - she'll work as "an Executive Chef with the group's flagship regime."
According to Nicki Patel, a publicist for Five Sixty, the menu will not change, but "as always, there are seasonal additions."
Johannes' departure marks a small setback for female high-end chefs in Dallas, an intimate group that includes Sharon Hage of York Street; Blythe Beck of Central 214 and Tracy Miller of Local.