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Mozzarella and More: Notes on the Redesign

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We're always thinking deeply about color, texture, and a balance of flavors.

on the redesign

Two weeks ago The New York Times broke the news about our big redesign project, which includes a major commission by artist Chris Ofili (his first ever in North America), the naming of Lula Cafe owner and chef Jason Hammel as chef of our new restaurant, and a newly enlarged and relocated education space designed by Pedro y Juana.

Last week, chef Hammel sat down with Crain's Chicago Business and shared some hints about what he's planning for the MCA's new restaurant, including "fresh mozzarella inspired by his 101-year-old grandfather."

Read more about his ideas for the new restaurant, opening summer 2017.

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