Support our Sponsors
  • St. Johns Dobbs Ferry ER
  • Duck Derby - Tarrytown Rotary Club and YMCA
  • Crafts at Lyndhurst
Community News

Chef in Residence Program at Stone Barns Starts January 13th

• Bookmarks: 124


January 9, 2021

By Linda Viertel—

Chef Dan Barber has announced a new culinary collaboration with four remarkable and diverse chefs who will each have 5-week residencies at the renowned Blue Hill restaurant. Beginning next week, after lengthy staff discussions and much planning, Blue Hill and Stone Barns will begin “reimagining their own community,” according to Chef Barber, with this innovative dining series concept complemented by an educational program component.

“During each five-week residency,” he explained,” the chefs will collaborate with a team of Stone Barns and Blue Hill farmers, cooks, educators, and artisans to present a menu and limited seating dining experience that interprets and reimagines the farm – and the landscape of the Hudson Valley – though the lens of their own cuisine and personal history.”

Support our Sponsors
  • Sunnyside Federal Savings & Loan - Irvington, NY
  • Donate to The Hudson Independent

In addition to these new menus and dining experiences, virtual education, conversations and cooking classes will be offered; even a resident chef to-go box created for home cooks can be ordered and picked up for at-home dining.

The four chefs who will be featured in this new residency programming celebrating the bounty of our Hudson Valley are: Shola Olunloyo, Omar Tate, John Ortiz and Victoria Blamey.

Starting in January, Chef Shola Olunloyo will be presenting West African cooking, focusing on Nigerian cuisine with its rich global ingredient base and highlighted by his commanding culinary techniques. He will be in the kitchen with Pastry Chef Bill Yosses who served as pastry chef during the Obama administration. Yosses will be creating pre-colonial Nigerian sweets to complement Chef Olunloyo’s menu.

Following Chef Olunloyo, Chef Omar Tate , Esquire Magazine’s Chef of the Year in 2020, will create his menu from a Black Northeastern migration perspective; Chef Johnny Ortiz, an indigenous Taos Pueblo chef will focus on the American Southwest’s culinary heritage reinterpreted through a Hudson Valley perspective; and Chef Victoria Blamey, formerly of the famed three-star Gotham Restaurant in New York City, will finish the chef residency season by exploring her Chilean roots.

Each diner will be able to enjoy a virtual conversation with the resident chef and kitchen team to learn more about the chef’s chosen ingredients, dish creation, heritage and culinary experiences.

For more information about this exciting new local dining opportunity and to make reservations, please visit the Stone Barns website at: stonebarnscenter.org.

To preserve proper safety protocols, there will be limited interaction with servers and ample distancing between tables.

 

If You Go:

  • Stone Barns Center
  • Bedford Road
  • Tarrytown (Pocantico Hills)
  • 914-366-6200
  • stonebarnscenter.org

Information about the program can be obtained directly at stonebarnscenter.org/residency.

Shola Olunloyo: January 13th – February 6th
Omar Tate: February 17th – March 13th; (individual reservations available 2/3)
Johnny Ortiz: March 17th – April 10th; (individual reservations available 3/3)
Victoria Blamey: April 14th – May 8th; (individual reservations available 3/31)

 

Read or leave a comment on this story...


Support our Sponsors
  • Newington Cropsey Birds in Art
  • Andrea Martone - Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow real estate agent
  • Tranquility Spa - Scarsdale

New Concord Road School Principal Appointed in Ardsley

By Rick Pezzullo--- The Ardsley Board of Education has appointed Dr. Vidya Bhat as the incoming full-time probationary principal of...
Read More

Irvington High Names Class of 2024 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

By Rick Pezzullo--- Ciara Lyons and Hanna Reich are heads of the Class of 2024 at Irvington High School. Lyons...
Read More

Irvington Girl Scouts Honor Their Past at a Fundraising Luncheon

By Barrett Seaman-- The ongoing centennial celebration of the founding of the Irvington Girl Scouts wound its way on Sunday,...
Read More

Hastings-on-Hudson Resident to Bike 300+ Miles for Fundraiser

by Janine Annett-- Robert Simmonds has deep roots in Hastings. Not only is he a lifelong resident of the village,...
Read More

Writer’s Block…of Clay

WRITER'S BLOCK...OF CLAY: The pleasure, pain and Play-Doh of creating By Krista Madsen– There have been times in my writing life—memorable, magical,...
Read More

Justice Department Charges Regeneron With Pricing Fraud

By Barrett Seaman— The U.S. Department of Justice this week filed a False Claim complaint against Tarrytown-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, claiming...
Read More

Sleepy Hollow Jazz Festival April 12 Unites Several School Districts

By Rick Pezzullo--- The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns will be hosting the 2024 Sleepy Hollow Jazz Festival on Friday,...
Read More

Westchester Land Trust Awarded $100,000 Grant to Save Our Forests

We've got great news for the health of our local forests! An anonymous donor granted $100,000 to Westchester Land Trust...
Read More

Hastings Flea Market Returns for 11th Year

  This story is from the Rivertowns Current by Janine Annett-- Rivertowns residents don’t have to travel down to Brooklyn...
Read More

Andrus on Hudson Adopts a New Logo That Reflect its Values

Founded over 70 years ago on the Andrus family’s vision, we believe in treating each person within our community as...
Read More
124 recommended
2023 views
bookmark icon