Long Island cuisine centers around locally-sourced ingredients thanks to an abundance of farms, fishermen, gardens and vineyards. Meet some of the innovative top chefs in New York who bring their creativity and diversity to Suffolk County restaurants with some of the finest dishes in the country. Each of these award-winning chefs stresses the importance of supporting local farmers and incorporating as many locally grown fresh ingredients into their Long Island cuisine as possible.
Meet award-winning Long Island chefs below for insight about their menu, philosophy and cooking style. If you’re looking for some straight-from-the-kitchen Suffolk County cooking, be sure to watch the mouth-watering recipe videos below, including entrees, salads and desserts featuring local duck, seafood and a fruity dessert. Visit a Suffolk County restaurant to sample savory Long Island cuisine from some of the top chefs in New York – and pair it with a glass of localwine.
Click the images below to explore more about each chef and watch how each brings something special and diverse to the Suffolk County food scene. Search for other great Long Island dining establishments and start planning your trip!