The unusual arrangement has come about because Mio Posto chef-owner Danny Urschel, whose business was destroyed in a Thanksgiving Day fire after barely two years of ownership, has signed on at the Latham venue as the a la carte chef. He has several times said he wants to resurrect Mio Posto somewhere. Meanwhile, he'll be in the Century House kitchen for dinner service Tuesday through Saturday as well as for private parties dining on his specialties.
The Century House, located at 997 New Loudon Road (Route 9), has been in a bit of a flux since chef Mike Niccoli left in 2015 to open Restaurant Navona in Albany with wife Kim Baker who had been the Century's general manager. The most prominent successor has been the highly-regarded Dominique Brialy who briefly went there shortly after leaving The Epicurean Bistro & Wine Bar in Latham Farms before it closed. He has been working as a private chef.
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