Something’s Cooking at JA’s!!
Its time for an update concerning new developments at JA’s. As many of you may have heard our Executive Chef, Nicole Roarke, has taken on a new job with the FiOS 1 News show “Restaurant Hunter” with Rob Petrone. Nicole, as well as JA’s itself has appeared on a number of Restaurant Hunter episodes over the last few years. FiOS 1 News must have realized what had become apparent to us in that in addition to being a great chef Nicole is also a natural in front of the camera talking ...
Exciting Developments at JA’s.
There are some exciting things happening in the near future at JA Heneghan's Tavern. Within the next few months we should be serving grass-fed beef that is coming from a Heneghan farm. As most of you may know, JA's is owned by three of the Heneghan boys, Kevin, Jack, and Jim. Another brother, Bart, lives up in Coxsackie, NY and owns a farm where he has been raising grass-fed cattle for a couple of years now. Bart has eleven children (Heneghan's are always looking for cheap labor) which ...
Chef Nicole Roarke
Executive Chef Nicole Roarke is the Executive Chef at Heneghan’s Tavern in Point Lookout, NY. She is a honors graduate of the prestigious French Culinary Institute, where the famous Master Chef Jacque Pepin resides as Dean. Chef Nicole’s food is as passionate and well-rounded as her professional career. Having succeeded in every position in both restaurants and hotels from waitress to the Banquet Manager, from Line Cook to the Executive Sous Chef, Chef Nicole continues to climb the culinary ...
A patriarch, an Irish brood and a homegrown chef make pub food sexy.
John Anthony Heneghan has the kind of backstory deemed legendary among large Irish families. The son of Irish immigrants who fled the Great Famine for America, John was born November 27, 1929—just after the stock market crash—and was raised with three sisters in a coal-heated bungalow in a Bronx shantytown on the East River.
John earned his education on the streets and at Cardinal Hayes High School, and throughout his youth, he dreamed of becoming a fireman. Shortly after marrying ...
Heneghan’s Executive Chef Appearing on Beat Bobby Flay
BEAT BOBBY FLAY
Thursday, February 18th at 10pm ET/PT
Episode: “A Feather in your Cap”
Food Network vets Sunny Anderson and Alex Guarnaschelli ruffle some feathers in this epic culinary battle. Fashionista turned chef, Mohan Ismail brings his Singaporean flare against one of Long Island’s All Star chefs, Nicole Roarke. Judges: Wylie Dufresne, Ed Schoenfeld, Frank Pellegrino Jr.