January 20, 2009

Back of the House: Monarch in Maplewood

Go in the kitchen at Monarch in Maplewood with new Executive Chef Josh Galliano, who butchers some local pork. (Not for the squeamish.)
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Entryway to Monarch in Maplewood.
Entryway to Monarch in Maplewood.
Monarch's wine bar.
Monarch's wine bar.
Back of the House: Monarch in Maplewood
Monarch's main dining room.
Monarch's main dining room.
Executive chef Josh Galliano sips his morning coffee while stage, Barbara Greenberg, checks on one of the stocks.
Executive chef Josh Galliano sips his morning coffee while stage, Barbara Greenberg, checks on one of the stocks.
Sous chef Bobby Jones with a tray of walnut raisin bread.
Sous chef Bobby Jones with a tray of walnut raisin bread.
Chef Galliano gets the pig, from Hinkebein Farms in Cape Girardeau, out and ready to butcher.
Chef Galliano gets the pig, from Hinkebein Farms in Cape Girardeau, out and ready to butcher.
The pig in its bin.
The pig in its bin.
Back of the House: Monarch in Maplewood
Back of the House: Monarch in Maplewood