Botros Peter - Botros, Peter

Biography

Peter Botros is the Chef/Owner of several distinguished restaurants on Staten Island. He appeared on Guy’s Grocery Games in October 2017 and is a self-taught chef who found a passion for food at an early age. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Entrepreneurial Studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a double major in marketing and finance. Being in the food industry since he was thirteen years old and having a passion for developing new flavor combinations, prompted Chef Botros to open The Stone House in 2014. The popular spot offers fine dining inside a... READ MORE

Peter Botros is the Chef/Owner of several distinguished restaurants on Staten Island. He appeared on Guy’s Grocery Games in October 2017 and is a self-taught chef who found a passion for food at an early age. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Entrepreneurial Studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a double major in marketing and finance. Being in the food industry since he was thirteen years old and having a passion for developing new flavor combinations, prompted Chef Botros to open The Stone House in 2014. The popular spot offers fine dining inside a quaint rustic house located over a picturesque walking bridge in Clove Lakes Park. Chef’s Loft at The Stone House offers an intimate16-20 seat dining experience with a tasting menu prepared exclusively by Chef Botros. In 2017, Chef Botros celebrated the grand opening of Violette’s Cellar in Grant City.

In February 2018, Peter was selected to cook at the prestigious James Beard House, a great honor in the professional food world. He is among the very few chefs from Staten Island ever invited to prepare a dinner in the legendary kitchen.

Peter’s newest addition to the restaurant family is Corner House BBQ, a revival of a Staten Island icon “The Corner House”. Corner House BBQ features traditional smoke house fare as well as twists on classic southern dishes.

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Chicken & Waffles

 

Ingredients:

Boneless chicken thigh

Flour, cornmeal

Baking powder

Baking soda

Salt

Pepper

Sugar

Corn

Cheddar

Eggs

Milk

Buttermilk

Chipotle

Cinnamon

Chili powder

Cumin, paprika

Garlic powder

Onion powder

Coriander powder

Butter

Nonstick spray

Hickory wood chips

Soybean oil

 

Directions:

Marinate chicken in buttermilk, chipotle & cinnamon. Make cheddar corn waffle batter. Pre-heat waffle iron. Pre-heat fryer oil. Lightly torch wood chips and steep in boiling water. Drain wood chips out of water. Use remaining water to make a syrup by adding sugar and reducing. Set aside (keep warm).

Season flour with spices. (previously mentioned spices). Dredge chicken thigh in seasoned flour and fry. Make cheddar corn waffle and assemble waffle with fried chicken on top. Drizzled with hickory bark syrup.