Chef Joel Harrington has left Oak restaurant

Talented chef Joel Harrington has exited Oak, the once high-flying restaurant where he served as top chef since last December. Harrington confirmed his departure to EscapeHatch. An owner of Oak couldn’t be reached for comment.

Harrington, a Dean Fearing protege, also worked the ranges at Bolsa and as executive chef of the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain near Tucson.

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