From the apron strings of his mother to the kitchens of Boston & Manhattan, Chef Jordan has learned and honed his techniques/craft for several decades now. He cooks from the heart and serves a menu of French and Italian fusion. Dinner at End Cut is not a fast affair. There are only approx. 50 seats, and each table is guided through each course with care of a world known bistro (End Cut is not pretentious, not complicated, just simple food with maximum flavor). For me, food is about memories, feelings, and emotions. This is why End Cut is not just a restaurant, but an experience.
Chef Jordan fell in love cooking at a very young age. Standing at his mother's side, as she cooked family meals, Jordan saw the love infused in every meal his mother prepared. Seasonal homegrown produce, homemade sauces and freshly baked breads were on the table every day. "My mother loved to cook, and you could feel the love in every bite." I try to continue this in my craft with every dish I serve.
The farm to table movement is nothing new to Chef Jordan. The focus of his mother's kitchen was "the pick of the day," which he does every day. We would go to the butcher, fish market or farm every day. End Cut continues this tradition on a daily basis.
After spending two decades in the Hudson Valley, Chef Jordan has come to understand the offerings of his community, abundant with fresh, local ingredients. When you acknowledge, as you must, that there is no such thing as perfect food, only the idea of it, the real purpose of striving towards perfection becomes clear, to make people happy. This is what creative cooking is about.
In the end, a great meal is not about the food or the wine. A great meal is an emotional experience. We try to make it an extraordinary one by creating a beautiful environment, with staff who care about it as they do their home, and care for you as the most important guest in it. Chef Jordan is obsessive about the culinary details and fundamental techniques, these are the foundations of an exciting culinary imagination & a kitchen that delivers the absolute best products from the earth to the table.
No details or element can be less important or more important than another. A great meal is not one that fills you up. A great meal is a kind of journey that returns you to sources of pleasure you may have forgotten and takes you to places you have not been.
End Cut now proudly serves pizza and wings! Chef Jordan’s first love was pizza and he has successfully operated several pizzeria’s in the Hudson Valley. He is pleased to incorporate his culinary knowledge into the round Italian thin crust delight we all cherish.
We welcome you to our kitchen and trust you will have an experience like no other!