Harbor House Announces New Executive Chef

Harbor House welcomes a new Executive Chef to the helm this week. Chef John Korycki will lead the kitchen at the restaurant known for its New England style, fresh seafood flown in daily and views of Lake Michigan and downtown Milwaukee. Chef Korycki previously worked alongside Chef and Co-Owner Paul Bartolotta at both Ristorante Bartolotta and Spiaggia and has a breadth of experience at kitchens in Illinois, Michigan and Missouri. Chef Korycki brings deep culinary expertise paired with experience in local farm sourcing, wine, guest experience, and management - all skills that will continue to elevate the dining experience at Harbor House.

Chef Korycki will begin his tenure working alongside Bartolotta’s Corporate Executive Chef Adam Siegel. Chef Korycki expressed his excitement about the position, “I’m thrilled to be back in Milwaukee and with the Bartolotta team at Harbor House. I’m excited to add a few of my own touches to their great menu, fresh fish and seafood program.” Chef Siegel added, “Chef Korycki will be a great addition to Harbor House with his extensive food knowledge and passion for the industryWe welcome him back to the Bartolotta family.

Harbor House is a staple in the downtown Milwaukee scene winning many local accolades from Milwaukee Magazine, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and OnMilwaukee.com among others as well as national recognition, named to Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence” since 2017. Harbor House is loved by locals and visitors alike, and has become known for sourcing fresh seafood paired with world-class service.