Want to try an adventurous oyster dish or the best watermelon salad? Recipe ideas from Long Island chefs will inspire your cooking the same way a vacation can rejuvenate your soul. Suffolk County’s top chefs love to use our local ingredients for their best recipes. This might include seafood fresh from the ocean along with farm-fresh produce and local livestock.

The following dishes, provided courtesy of some of New York’s best-known chefs, are sure to create a memorable meal. Try these tasty dishes at home with family or friends, and plan a culinary getaway to Suffolk County so you can try Long Island Duck Mirabelle, watermelon salad and countless other meals in person! While you’re here, be sure to visit a local farmers marketfestival or winery.