Zak Pelaccio

Chef
Zak Pelaccio

New York City

About Zak Pelaccio

Chef Pelaccio, founding member of Fatty Crab and Fatty 'Cue, here at Fish & Game he departs from his Malaysian inspiration and runs with a local menu that showcases produce and ingredients from the Hudson Valley (the team also forages ingredients from the local surroundings).

My Venues

    Accolades

    • Best Chef Northeast (2016)
      James Beard Foundation
    • AMERICA'S 100 BEST WINE RESTAURANTS (2016)
      WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE
    • Best Asian Cuisine Book
      Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
    • Nominee for Best New Restaurant (Fish & Game)
      James Beard Foundation
    • Author
      Eat With Your Hands
    • Advisory Board
      Heritage Foods USA
    • Nominee: Magazine Journalism
      James Beard Foundation
    • Bib Gourmand (Fatty Crab)
      Michelin Guide

    Where I Go Out

    Behind the Scenes

    If you've ever wanted to know
    "If you've ever wanted to know how to make your own Vinegar, or nail a Quick Pickling? 👉This is your workshop. . Good news! My wife @jorijayne has decided to hold her legendary fermentation workshops EVERY Monday in July, at @fishgamehudson. For tickets for this unique experience, click the link in my bio. 💥👍🏼 . #chefs #cheflife #zakarypelaccio #chefsofinstagram #hudson #hudsonny #hudsonnewyork #hudsonvalley #upstate #upstatenewyork #upstateny #nycrestaurants #huffposttaste #eaterny #grubstreet #seriouseats #buzzfeast #foursquarefind #tastingtable #newforkcity #timeoutnewyork #nativefermentation #vinegar #wholeutilization #workshops #ladyjaynesalchemy #alchemy"
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    "Our Menu tonight, any
    ""Our Menu tonight, any night... began years ago." . The case for curing your own prosciutto: You must use really good quality meat. In this case, a Tamworth Pig. 🐷(Mild mannered, with a fine marbling throughout.) And as you know, it's really quite simple. Cut the meat, salt the meat, hang the meat ... and then flash to 18 months later... and this is me, slicing into our first dry-cured Ham. ❤️🍖👍🏼 . 📸 by @cookblog From our cookbook, #Project258 . . . #chef #chefs #cheflife #zakarypelaccio #chefsofinstagram #curing #proscuitto #withtheseasons #tamworthpigs #hudson #hudsonny #hudsonnewyork #hudsonvalley #upstate #upstatenewyork #upstateny #nycrestaurants #huffposttaste #eaterny #grubstreet #seriouseats #zagat #yelpeatsnyc #buzzfeast #foursquarefind #tastingtable #newforkcity #zagatny #cookbook"
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    “Life itself is the proper
    "“Life itself is the proper binge.” ~Julia Child . Join us! At my restaurant @fishgamehudson for conversation, with @jdspring author or "The Gourmands' Way: Six Americans in Paris and the Birth of a New Gastronomy" and writer-chef-editor Tamar Adler, followed by dinner, featuring classic, mid-century French dishes. (Including Chicken!) . This Thursday, June 7th @fishgamehudson . Click link in bio for reservations. Price also includes a copy of Justin’s book, which features Julia Child, amongst others. . . #chef #chefs #cheflife #zakarypelaccio #chefsofinstagram #hudson #hudsonny #hudsonnewyork #hudsonvalley #upstate #upstatenewyork #upstateny #nycrestaurants #huffposttaste #eaterny #grubstreet #seriouseats #zagat #yelpeatsnyc #buzzfeast #foursquarefind #tastingtable #newforkcity #timeoutnewyork #zagatny #thegourmandsway #juliachild #chicken #cookbook #justinspring 💥🐔"
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    god knows how long it was aged
    "god knows how long it was aged but it was a long time pheasant braise. before and after. Winter meals."
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    At My Venues