Brian Ellis Visits The Daily Meal and Shares His Potato-Free Gnocchi Recipe from Brian Ellis Visits The Daily Meal and Shares His Potato-Free Gnocchi Recipe

Brian Ellis Visits The Daily Meal and Shares His Potato-Free Gnocchi Recipe

Full Story
Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

Brian Ellis Visits The Daily Meal and Shares His Potato-Free Gnocchi Recipe

Chef Brian Ellis, executive chef at The Smith and Jane Restaurant, visited The Daily Meal kitchen last night to prepare some menu highlights and other delicious bites. Chef Ellis worked as the chef de cuisine at Jane Restaurant when it first opened in 2003 and was the first executive chef at the first Smith restaurant when it opened in 2007 in the East Village.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

Sweet, with a Kick

Chef Ellis’ Spicy Salmon Tartare features rice cake, Sriracha, and soy caramel.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

A Spoonful of Flavor

Tuna poke is combined with cashews, yuzu, and mango for a bright, flavorful bite.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

A Taste of the Sea

Ellis’ poached lobster roll is served in bite-sized pieces.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

A Stunning Presentation

Steak frites are topped with a balsamic onion jam and sea salt.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

A Spin on a Classic

This Caesar salad features parmesan frico and boquerones.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

Not Your Ordinary Chip

Yukon gold potato chips are topped with a blue cheese fondue and chives.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

Finishing Touches

Chef Ellis plates his crab cakes with Alabama sauce and apple chutney.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

All Smiles in the Kitchen

Chef Ellis takes a moment to chat with Jim Spanfeller and Colman Andrews.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

There’s Always Room for Dessert

Guests enjoyed Ellis’ interpretation of s’mores, served in small glasses with tiny spoons to match.

Brian Ellis

Kristen Hom

A Special Treat

Turkey Hill’s All Natural Gelato was served at the bar for guests to enjoy.

You've just watched...

Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis Visits The Daily Meal and Shares His Potato-Free Gnocchi Recipe