FULLERTON, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Early Bird, Chef Joseph Mahon's new breakfast and lunch restaurant opening July 2012 in Fullerton, named Chef Jonathan Moulton as Chef de Cuisine today. Moulton will execute Mahon's menu, which features fresh-never-frozen, local ingredients and transforms them into exciting and unique versions of breakfast and lunch favorites at great prices.
Before Early Bird, Chef Moulton was Executive Chef at Lemon Moon in Los Angeles, owned by renowned Chefs Josiah Citrin and Raphael Lunetta. There he worked to redefine the fast/casual concept while introducing successful new dishes to the menu. Previously, Chef Moulton worked with Chef James Boyce at the award-winning Studio restaurant at the Montage Laguna Beach and at Catal in North Orange County.
"I hope my fellow OC natives are as excited about the team we've put together as I am," says Chef Mahon. "Chef Moulton will bring inventiveness, execution, and consistency to Early Bird, not to mention mouth-watering food."
"Chef Jonathan is the executor we've been looking for to bring an exceptional and consistent level of quality to Joseph Mahon's menu," says owner and entrepreneur Marcelo Caraveo. "With his experience and attention to detail, we are lucky to have him round out the Early Bird team. Between him and Chef Mahon, we are going to have some of the best food around."
Early Bird will be located at 1000 B East Bastanchury Road, Fullerton, CA 92832.
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About Chef Joseph Mahon
Chef Joe Mahon started cooking in Fullerton when he was only 16 years old, before going to the Culinary Institute of America in New York. His drive and passion landed him spots working for free at New York City's finest 3- and 4-star kitchens. He earned a position as intern at Cafe Boulud, working with rising star, Chef Andrew Carmellini. After he graduated, Joe travelled to France and London to work alongside celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey. Since then he has worked as Sous Chef of Sona with Chef David Myers in Los Angeles, Chef de Cuisine at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach, and Executive Chef of 208 Rodeo in Beverly Hills. He then moved into the Executive Chef role at the famous Bastide Restaurant in West Hollywood. Mahon's mission is to maximize flavors, use innovative techniques, and create balance on every plate.
SOURCE Early Bird