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Violette’s Cellar

http://newyorklifestylesmagazine.com/articles/2018/05/74.html VIOLETTE’S CELLAR The latest restaurant by Bread and Butter Hospitality and owner Chef Peter Botros. Violette’s Cellar, named after Chef Botros’ mother, brings social dining to Staten Island with the curated subterranean space, inclusive of a 6-seat private wine room and Staten Island’s first speakeasy, The Button Room. The main dining room offers small […]

Miss Excelsior to speak at Alzheimer’s Kick-Off event at Violette’s Cellar

Miss Excelsior to speak at Alzheimer’s Kick-Off event at Violette’s Cellar By Carol Ann Benanti STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Alzheimer’s Association invites Staten Island residents to join the Staten Island Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick-Off Event Thursday, May 31, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Violette’s Cellar, 2271 Hylan Blvd. in Grant City. Event chair Ashley […]

Sprawling new restaurant, gourmet market coming to Lighthouse Point

Sprawling new restaurant, gourmet market coming to Lighthouse Point Updated May 3; Posted Apr 26 By Pamela Silvestri silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — With Lighthouse Point still under development in St. George, a little imagination will help draw a picture of food services coming to the waterside community.   Staten Island’s own Peter Botros recently signed a lease for a restaurant and gourmet […]

Yummy food photos: From sliders to sushi at Staten Island restaurants

Yummy food photos: From sliders to sushi at Staten Island restaurants By Dr. Gracelyn Santos | gsantos@siadvance.com | Posted March 28, 2018 at 10:25 AM | Updated March 29, 2018 at 12:10 PM Dr. Gracelyn Santos | gsantos@siadvance.com Violette’s Cellar Violette’s Cellar is the new, popular restaurant in New Dorp and for good reason.  Many […]

What You Need to Know When it comes to Booking Your Vendors

What You Need to Know When it comes to Booking Your Vendors The big proposal has finally happened and the excitement is palpable! From family to friends everyone will be asking you the same question, “When’s the big day?”  And while you and your significant other can’t wait to tie the knot, there’s a lot […]

Bottoms Up! Why You Should Create a Signature Cocktail, Or Two, for Your Next Event

Bottoms Up! Why You Should Create a Signature Cocktail, Or Two, for Your Next Event The event is set, whether it’s a wedding, engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, milestone birthday, whatever the celebration,  consider creating a signature cocktail, or two, to make your special occasion even more memorable. Adding these types of personal touches […]

Community Resources Pasta Bowl draws record-breaking 300

  SILIVE.COM Community Resources Pasta Bowl draws record-breaking 300 By Dr. Gracelyn Santos | gsantos@siadvance.com | Posted February 25, 2018 at 06:47 PM | Updated February 25, 2018 at 10:47 PM 189shares Comment Dr. Gracelyn Santos | gsantos@siadvance.com Violette’s Cellar, Peter Botros, at right, and Antonio Vasquez. Staten Island, NY — Restauranteur Peter Botros is […]

THE CORNER HOUSE RETURNS TO STATEN ISLAND, THIS TIME WITH BBQ THEME

THE CORNER HOUSE RETURNS TO STATEN ISLAND, THIS TIME WITH BBQ THEME By Pamela Silvestri | silvestri@siadvance.com | Posted February 21, 2018 at 07:29 AM | Updated February 21, 2018 at 10:47 AM 3kshares 15 Comment Anthony Valois is the pit master at The Corner House BBQ, Grant City, which aims to open on April, 20, […]

Restaurant review: Violette’s Cellar brightens Staten Island dining scene

By Pamela Silvestri silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Over 50 shades of restaurants threw open their doors on Staten Island in 2017. Then suddenly, in all its purple glory, Violette’s Cellar struck the scene in late fall with a daily brunch format and decidedly eclectic dinner repertoire. The New Dorp restaurant lives in a subterranean space. Once home to La […]

Staten Island chefs cook at legendary James Beard House: How was the food?

Staten Island chefs cook at legendary James Beard House: How was the food? 1 114shares By Pamela Silvestri silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — At the James Beard House on Tuesday, Feb. 13, the menu featured spring rolls of chocolate-braised duck and mashed potatoes sweetened with white chocolate. This presentation came courtesy of the kitchen crew from Staten Island’s Violette’s […]