Rhinebeck Farmers' Market: Zak Pelaccio & Peter Barrett - "Project 258: Making Dinner at Fish & Game"

Event date: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Event address: 
Rhinebeck Farmers Market
61 East Market Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Fish & Game restaurant in Hudson, is a leader in the local foods movement. Its core approach—engaging intimately with nature both wild and domestic, building relationships with farmers, and exploring the joys of fermentation—is one of interest to anyone, anywhere, who yearns to cook and eat better food.

Established in 2013, Fish & Game, with its chef/owner Zakary Pelaccio and co-chefs and partners Kevin Pomplun and Jori Jayne Emde, is already receiving national accolades and honors, including the 2016 James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northeast; 2015 James Beard Award finalist for Outstanding Restaurant Design; 2015 & 2016 Wine Enthusiast: America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants; and 2014 James Beard Award semifinalist for Best New Restaurant.

Project 258: Making Dinner at Fish & Game presents an enticing selection of seasonal recipes, profiles of key producers who supply the restaurant, and a fascinating, beautifully illustrated look at the processes—both intellectual and culinary—behind the food at Fish & Game. Taking no shortcuts, Pelaccio and his staff handcraft many staple ingredients, including fish sauce, vinegars, maple syrup, and prosciutto. He explains how the methods and techniques practiced at Fish & Game can be applied to the food that grows wherever you live. If you ever wonder "what does this place taste like?," let Project 258 be your guide and inspiration for locally based food sourcing and eating.

Zak Pelaccio is also the author of Eat With Your Hands. Before opening Fish & Game, he was the chef/owner of Fatty Crab and Fatty 'Cue in New York City. Peter Barrett is a painter, writer, and photographer who was artist-in-residence at Fish & Game for two years. He lives in the Hudson Valley, where he tends a garden that you can see from space. Some of his beautiful images are shown below and there are more in the book!

Project 258: Making Dinner at Fish & Game Cover Image
ISBN: 9781477312254
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Texas Press - March 14th, 2017

Eat with Your Hands Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061554209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco Press - April 17th, 2012