Seasonal Notes

Seasonal Notes

Tasting new trout from Beaverkill Trout Hatchery

Last week, Chef Jay took a trip to visit the Beaverkill Trout Hatchery. Upon his return, he experimented with the trout he brought back from the hatchery and boy was it delicious! The Beaverkill Trout Hatchery was established in 1963 by Fred D. Shaver. It is one of the oldest and largest private trout hatchery...

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M/X Morningstar Farms Video

A couple of Max’s cousins, Tom and Jack Morningstar, came to the farm this summer to film a video about a first year farm, and local food. They did a beautiful job. Check it out!

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Pick Up at the Chappaqua Farmer’s Market

Chef Jay visits the Chappaqua Farmer’s Market on Saturday’s to pick up produce from local farmer’s to pair as a seasonal specialty! This past Saturday, Chef Jay met Max from MX Morningstar Farm and couldn’t wait to try out their Heirloom Bolero Carrots

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New York Times Potatoes

Taste this delicious potato featured on our menus! “It’s as appealing to the palate as it is on the plate, beautifully textured, firm but not waxy, whether roasted, boiled or sliced into wedges and fried, with a full, earthy flavor that hints of hazelnuts.” Read more about Peter Wilcox’s potato at Highland Farms

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MX Morningstar Farms Baby Carrots

Chef Jay picked up these beautiful baby carrots from one of our newest farms, MX Morningstar Farm at the Chappaqua Farmer’s Market. Come on in and taste them yourself in our delicious Diver Scallops with carrot gastrique! MX Morningstar Farms supports innovative environmentally sustainable practices to grow high quality food, and by ensuring good life...

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A Featured Farm: Highland Farms (Germantown, NY)

Are you a venison aficionado? Then you need to try Chef Jay’s local Venison Osso Bucco featured on our menu this season! It’s delicious! We are proud to support this sustainable Hudson Valley farm. The deer roam freely on a spacious pasture and are fed locally grown hay and grain – giving the meat its...

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The Art of Pairing Wine with Food

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