Smith’s Row names executive chef

Ryan Montgomery has been named executive chef at Smith’s Row Food & Spirits.

Owner Steve Provenza announced that Montgomery will unveil a new menu of culinary favorites beginning Monday at the downtown eatery, located at 418 Fourth St., Columbus.

Montgomery has worked with and studied under renowned chefs from around the country, including Olympic chef Michael Cohen, chef Jean Robert Decavel and chef Julian Serrano. He has worked in restaurants such as Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse in Louisville, The Maisonette in Cincinnati and Charr’d at the Marriott East in Louisville.