In this special weekly feature, “Today” food editor Phil Lempert brings you recipes “stolen” (with permission) from notable restaurants across America. See how much money you can save — and fun you can have — by cooking these dishes at home!
This week: Corn and Blueberry Pancakes from 540 Park, in New York City
We’ve featured all kinds of entrees, appetizers, salads and soups on “Steal This Recipe.” Now, by popular demand from your e-mails, we expand to breakfast!
And what better place to start than 540 Park, located at the Regency Hotel in New York City. This restaurant is one of the most famous "power breakfast" spots in the country, and one of its most popular dishes is Corn and Blueberry Pancakes.
About the chef:
John Iachetti, executive chef and director of food and beverage, is responsible for the Regency’s three restaurants — 540 Park, Feinstein’s at The Regency and The Library — as well as all of the hotel’s catering and room-service operations.
Iachetti has cooked for many celebrities, including Jane Seymour and Liza Minnelli, and has made numerous TV appearances, including segments on the “Today” show, the Food Network, MTV, VH1 and many local New York television programs. He has also recently been featured in the New York Times and the New York Daily News.
He regularly donates his expertise to food-related charity and volunteer organizations, including Share Our Strength, Meals on Wheels, City Harvest and feeding the homeless for the Bergen County Archdiocese.
(PLEASE NOTE: Ingredient prices are estimates and based on national averages. Amounts listed are for one portion. Increase proportionately according to number of portions desired.)
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The Regency Hotel
New York, NY 10021
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