Local Chefs Share the Strangest Requests From Diners

A Ceasar salad but hold the....anchovies?


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Chef Matthew Cook
Aesop’s Fable, Chappaqua

“When customers order a Caesar salad with no anchovies but want dressing. Many people don’t know that Caesar dressing has anchovies in it. A lot of places started making the dressing without anchovies because so many people wanted that.”

 

Chef/Co-Owner Matthew Karp
Plates, Larchmont

“‘If I bring you 20 pheasants that we shot on our hunting trip, can you cook them for us?’ We did!”

 

 

Owner Wayne Chessler
Park 143 Bistro & Fish, Bronxville

“Heat up their gazpacho soup!”

 

 

Executive Chef Michael Schmutzer
Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook

“A dairy-free vegetable quesadilla comes to mind.”     

                                             

 

 

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