Daily Fish Display

We purchase seafood through select European exporters and special arrangements with local purveyors at the New York and local markets.  All our fish is grilled in cages whose handles are bent away from each other. This done so that the fish is kept elevated from the fire, therefore cooked evenly with crisp skin. The fish is then cleaned of all the bones and seasoned with salt, pepper, oregano and a light lemon and olive oil sauce. The head and tail are left on.  Most of our fish is sold by the pound meaning that the sizes vary from day to day. So when we order our fish we only get wild fish meaning they are not farm raised so there is no control over what sizes we receive.

Chef

We love where we live and live to celebrate both our location and our ingredients, from the land, air and sea. KELLARI is our interpretation of the best we have come to know in the Greek culture of family where it is best and most often celebrated, at the dinner table.
At KELLARI rarely you will find your favorite regional classics as you have eaten them in restaurants throughout Greece. What you will find delicious is simple food that tastes as good as you remember from your last visit to Greece.

Our Philosophy

Here at Kellari we strive in the Greek fashion to shorten the time and distance any ingredient spends from the soil, or the water, or the air, to the plate. We purchase directly from Greek and Mediterranean importers fish, oil, cheese, balsamic vinegar, sea salt and beans because they are so distinct and virtually indispensable to the creation of a great Greek meal.
We fervently believe in the inherent quality, freshness and greatness of our regions ingredients purchased from local, predominantly organic, farmers and friends, many of them from forgotten or heirloom varietals.
Our desserts are like none you have ever eaten in Greece, yet they feel and taste totally Greek.