The Menu

The Chef & The Cook
Restaurant in Baldwinsville, NY

Cooks Appetizers

Homestyle Favorites

  • Bread Plate $6 daily house made bread, duck french onion jam 

  • Charcuterie $24 house infused cheeses, house made meats, seasonal jam

  • Market Salad $10 miso vinaigrette, pickled onion, carrot, radish, cilantro, cashew, sesame seeds

  • Duck Wings $15 signature ssam sauce, soy scallion, sweet heat cherry 

  • Mac and Cheese $11 cavatappi, havarti and wild ramp pesto

  • Shrimp Wraps $11 chilis, lime, cilantro, peanut, bib lettuce wrap

  • Mussels $14 garlic, basil, white wine, orange, red pepper flakes, tamarind

Chef's Appetizers

A little bit of Chef Flair

  • Octopus $10 pickled ginger, fermented tomato water, roasted garlic, charred spring onion, corn puree

  • Foie Gras $17 nuts, berries and pastry

  • Bone Marrow $14 slow roasted bone marrow,strawberry, rhubarb, pickled mustard seeds, black garlic crostini, rosemary

  • Evolution of the Deviled Egg $9 olive oil custard, kimchi eggs, black eggs, korean fried egg yolk, paprika pork belly snow, scallion, fried lotus root 

  • Guy's Grocery Games $9 roasted carrots, pickled carrots,  chili pressed carrots, carrot cardamom ash, carrot gastrique , center cut pork belly

  • Lamb Ribs $14 fermented blueberry bbq, fried butter beans, pickled cucumber

  • Escargot $1 0 parsley cream, roasted garlic, smoked bleu cheese, house made ciabatta

Cooks Entrees

Familiar Comfort Foods

  • Lobster Roll $23 5 oz warm butter sous vide lobster, 3-tiered bun, charred celery aioli, lettuce, tomato

  • Chicken & Waffles $21 tempura fried chicken, pickled vegetables, house made waffles, maple hot sauce

  • King Trumpet Mushroom $16 seared king trumpet mushrooms, fermented tomato water, pine nuts, charred spring onion, roasted turnip puree, asparagus

  • Scallops & Pork $30 cauliflower puree, chili pressed cauliflower, capers, pork belly, parmesan crisp

  • Lobster Risotto $27 lobster, fresh spring peas, Arborio rice and asiago

  • Farmhouse Beef market price, weekly feature

Chef's Entrees

Metropolitan Flair

  • Scallops & Shrimp Wonton $21 house made wonton with scallop and shrimp, thickened soy, spicy shrimp broth, sesame snow, toasted pine nuts,scallion, grilled shrimp

  • Pork Belly $23 sweet heat cashews, plum, fresh okra, confit fennel,  black eyed pea puree, pickled black eyed peas

  • Lamb “Ragu” & Ravioli $24 house made ricotta and pasta, Chef’s lamb sausage, 24 hour broth,shallot, tomato skin, caramelized garlic 

  • Duck $25 seared breast, ginger pickled blueberries,fried sunchoke, pok choy, sunchoke puree, T.C. sauce  

  • Catch of the Day  market price, weekly feature

Chef's Specials

The Perfect Choice

"In the Weeds"$375

one of everything on the menu

recommended party size 6 to 10 people 

5 course tasting menu $65 

5 course with bar pairing $90

Add an additional course $15 per course

$18 per course with wine pairing 


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