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Nick LaRosa of Nook in Arcadia on Working with Gio Osso and Peforming Under Pressure

Nick LaRosa Nook 602-651-1390 www.nookkitchen.com

One of Arcadia's newest dining spots is appropriately named -- Nook is the kind of cozy local joint where families can come for an easy dinner and dates can slide into cozy booths for a nice glass of wine. Chef Nick LaRosa, a Connecticut-born guy with Sicilian roots, brings more than a decade of experience in the industry to the restaurant, as well as his culinary degree from Johnston and Wales. Today, the new father tells us how he got on board with Nook and what he learned from working with Gio Osso. Be sure to come back Tuesday when he talks about what else the Nook team has planned for Phoenix and gives his thoughts on children in high-end restaurants.

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