Sousa sells his stake in Salt of the Earth restaurant

Chef Kevin Sousa has sold his ownership stake in Garfield’s Salt of the Earth to co-owners Doug and Liza Cruze in order to pursue other professional pursuits, including Braddock’s Superior Motors.

Chef de cuisine Chad Townsend will take over as executive chef, and Melissa Horst will remain as general manager.

Launched in September 2010, Salt was a joint collaboration between Mr. Sousa and the Cruzes, architects who designed the Penn Avenue restaurant.

More details in tomorrow’s Post-Gazette.

Gretchen McKay:, 412-263-1419 or on Twitter @gtmckay.

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