Former Araka Chef Mark Curran Charged with Burglarizing the Restaurant

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The wine collection at Araka in Clayton - STEW SMITH
  • Stew Smith
  • The wine collection at Araka in Clayton
Mark Curran, former executive chef at Araka, was charged Thursday, June 17, with burglarizing the restaurant where he worked for more than two years. Court records indicate that Curran faces six counts of burglary in the second degree (a felony) and six counts of theft/stealing property or services valued at less than $500 (a misdemeanor).

We have a call in to owner Brad Beracha to comment on the situation. More as we learn it.

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