Plate Night Cooking Show – The Fairways Restaurant [Video]
Watch the first episode of Plate Night on Demand with Bill Keeler featuring Chef Bill Pettengill of the Fairways Restaurant at the Mohawk Valley Country Club in Little Falls.
Fairways is family owned and operated! The Cassillo & Pettengill Families have been in the restaurant business for over 40 years and this is the next generation taking over the tradition! Partners are Chef William Pettengill & wife Jessica Cassillo Pettengill & brother Pepe Cassillo.
“We pride ourselves on serving the best quality food at an affordable rate in a beautiful atmosphere. Serving lunch, dinner & special events,” said Bill Pettengill.
Fairways is open 7 days a week and they cater on and off premise for parties and events. They’re located on Route 5 in Little Falls and can be reached for reservations at (315)-508-5128.
The Recipes from Chef Pettengill
Steak AU Pouive
Sauce for the steak
In a saute pan place 1/2 cup of cracked black peppercorns. Once the peppercorns brown and start to smoke, add a shot of brandy. Let alcohol burn then add 1 cup of heavy cream. Bring to a boil, let reduce stirring constantly. Add a pinch of salt. When sauce is thick pour onto steak.
Chicken Scarp ala Pizzo
Use half of a chicken on the bone cut into pieces. In a large 2inch pan get cups of oil
very hot. Gently place chicken in and get crispy. Let cook 8 min. In another pan get 1 cup of oil hot . Add 6 fresh garlic cloves roughly chopped. When garlic gets brown add crispy chicken to pan. Let cool for 2 minutes. Drain oil. Keep chicken and garlic in pan add 1/2 cup of sherry wine. Let alchohol burn. Add 1 cup of chicken stock and 1oz of cherry pepper juice and desired ammount of cherry peppers. A pinch of salt and corse black pepper. Bring to a boil turning chicken over every couple minutes. When sauce is reduces to 1/2 add fresh parsley and plate chicken and pour sauce over.