Briefs on local businesspeople, including Ryan Marcoux, Bettina Davids, Toni Dupell and Krissy Anderson.

Himmel Hospitality Group recently announced that steakhouse veteran Ryan Marcoux will join Grill 23 & Bar as the new executive chef.

Ryan Marcoux

Marcoux has more than a decade of culinary experience working in some of the most notable kitchens in the area. Most recently, Marcoux was the executive chef at Boston Chops under Chris Coombs.

Marcoux also spent time working as the chef de cuisine at Parsnip in Harvard Square, which was known for its refined and elegant dishes, and he was one of the opening chefs at Sel de la Terre under James Beard Award-winning chef Frank McClelland. He still considers McClelland to be one of his mentors. In 2017, he also worked for a few years in Shrewsbury at two venues that were in his hometown – Willy’s Steakhouse and Amici Trattoria.