Longtime Waldorf-Astoria chef exits

Longtime Waldorf-Astoria chef exits

NEW YORK John Doherty, executive chef at The Waldorf-Astoria here, said Tuesday he has left the landmark hotel after 20 years to form a restaurant development company.

Doherty said he has formed JCM Hospitality Group with industry veterans Mark Wood and Christian Palikuca.

Wood has worked for Jeffrey Chodorow’s China Grill Management as well as chef-restaurateur Matthew Kenney’s Mediterranean Equities.

Palikuca was director of

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