"His cooking is at the very top of my list," Ovitz says.
"The fine dining restaurant, ink, will open in the space formerly home to Japanese eatery Hamasaku, also underwritten by Ovitz. Until then, food enthusiasts and TV fans can make do with Voltaggio's creative take on sandwiches dispensed from a modest, storefront takeout shop with an affordable menu called ink.sack on Melrose Avenue."One of the anticipated aspects of the space is the artwork from Ovitz's extensive personal collection, which will hang in the Cliff Fong-designed dining room.
When asked if it helps to have the "Top Chef" hype surrounding a restaurant, Ovitz agreed. "But when you cut through it all, it's all about the food. If the food is great and the chef committed -- and not a guest chef at his own restaurant -- you usually have a shot."
Read the full Variety article. 'Ovitz in new food chain - Legendary agent talks turkey on new venture'