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"Serious food does not have to be pretentious" is Michael Scelfo's cooking philosophy. Growing up in a large Italian family built the foundation for Michael's passion for food. A graduate of Western Culinary Institute, he has worked in award-winning kitchens from Portland, Oregon, to Boston, Massachusetts. Michael is Executive Chef at Russell House Tavern and Temple Bar, both in Cambridge, where he offers seasonal American cuisine with a unique twist on classics.