WP24 has a new chef de cuisine in John Lechleidner. A veteran of the Wolfgang Puck group who has cooked at Postrio at the Venetian, Spago at the Forum Shops at Caesars, Wolfgang Puck American Grille at the Borgata and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. LIVE, he replaces Sara Johannes. Lechleidner will work under executive corporate chef Lee Hefter.
After earning his degree from the Academy of Culinary Arts in New Jersey, Lechleidner began his career as a sous chef at Postrio and did stints at Spago and Wolfgang Puck American Grille in Atlantic City. Lechleidner relocated to Los Angeles to become the opening chef at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill.