Carlos  Salazar

Chef
Carlos Salazar

Indianapolis

About Carlos Salazar

Chef Salazar has spent the last 10 years cooking and learning from some of Indianapolis' best chefs including Steven Oakley at Oakleys Bistro. Located at Fletcher Place, Rook looks to take innovative twists on food inspired by the street-food stalls in Asia and the Philippines. Look for items like his award-winning pig-face hash, homemade dumplings, fresh noodles, and rice bowls - recipes from his native Philippines.

Accolades

  • People's Choice Best New Chef nominee
    Food & Wine Magazine
  • Indiana Taste of Elegance winner

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

Crispy pig ears
$$, Chinese, Reservations, Modern, Full Bar, Asian, Fletcher Place
"Working on new menu for @rookindy calls for a plate of crispy pig ears topped with kimchi yogurt and blue cheese #sheeeeeeeeeit"
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Pickled Herring
$$, Chinese, Reservations, Modern, Full Bar, Asian, Fletcher Place
"DINNER SPECIAL (12/8/17): Tartine: Pickled Herring / Country Ham / Fermented Turnips / Onion Soubise / Grilled Sourdough . . . . #sheeeeeeeeeit #indyfood #indianapolis #indy #bestfoodindianapolis #eathereindy #fletcherplace #rookindy"
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Squid and Coconut Cream
$$, Chinese, Reservations, Modern, Full Bar, Asian, Fletcher Place
"Kinilaw: Squid / Coconut Cream / Coconut Vinegar / Lime / Squid Ink Vinaigrette / Crispy Shallots #sheeeeeeeeeit #rookindy #indyfood"
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Turkey necks
$$, Chinese, Reservations, Modern, Full Bar, Asian, Fletcher Place
"@hawkinsfarm Turkey necks for special this weekend. Turkey Neck Gravy and Kimchi Poutine #indyfoood #rookindy #sheeeeeeeeeit πŸ†"
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Raw Dumplings
$$, Chinese, Reservations, Modern, Full Bar, Asian, Fletcher Place
"Raw Dumplings: Fluke wrapped in Jicama / Elder Flower Vinegar / Yuzu / Shoyu / Chestnuts / Shrimp Oil #rookindy #indyfood #sheeeeeeeeeit"
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