MARIEMONT, OH (FOX19) - The Phoenix Restaurant Group announced is week that local chef Sean Daly has joined the National Exemplar as an operating partner, executive general manager and executive chef. Daly will begin September 10 and immediately focus on evolving The National Exemplar's rich history and success, and the opportunities its facilities and location present.
Located in the historic Mariemont Inn, The National Exemplar Restaurant began service in 1983 and is a well-known dining location on Cincinnati’s east side.
For more than a decade, Sean has been a recognized hospitality entrepreneur, most recently as president and executive chef at Hugo, which consistently ranked as a top ten Cincinnati restaurant. Hugo opened in January 2007 and closed earlier this year when its lease expired.