Best Brunch: How to make Bacon, Egg & Cheese Benedict

  BY PAMELA SILVESTRI STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When it comes to The Stone House’s various components — dinner, the nightly specials, lunch, and especially Sunday brunch — owner Peter Botros takes everything personally — very personally. So, if any aspect of his handsome, Clove Lakes Park venue doesn’t draw raves, he takes it […]

The Stone House’s Chef Dishes Up Alluring Menu

The Stone House’s Chef Dishes Up Alluring Menu The Stone House is located in the heart of Clove Lakes Park in an historic building that sits right in its own little island with beautiful views. Inside the venue is the Chef’s Loft, a restaurant that boasts an intimate setting for between 16 to 20 people. […]

Staten Island Nightlife: Chef’s Loft at The Stone House

Staten Island Nightlife: Chef’s Loft at The Stone House BY DR. GRACELYN SANTOS STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — I’m no food critic by any stretch but I do know when I’m having a nice night out after a long, hard week. And Saturday was unforgettable. On April 1, my husband and I dined at the Chef’s Loft […]

Negroni: How to make a winning cocktail

Negroni: How to make a winning cocktail STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Peter Botros, proprietor of the Stone House at Clove Lakes Park   The cocktail portion of the Cookbook contest, only two years in effect, is open to professionals. With that, kudos to former Cookbook winner Jennifer Lamonica, who competed against her son Frank Lamonica: […]

Opening a Restaurant …Inside a Restaurant?

Opening a Restaurant … Inside a Restaurant? WHY ONE RESTAURATEUR OPENED A SECOND RESTAURANT WITHIN HIS FIRST. By Peter Botros | April 2017 | Vendor Bylines Anyone who has ever dreamt of opening a restaurant has also fantasized of growing into a mini restaurant empire. Unfortunately for the overwhelming majority of those who try their […]

40 Restaurant Stars on the Rise

  40 Restaurant Stars on the Rise A GENERATION OF FOODSERVICE PROFESSIONALS—ALL UNDER THE AGE OF 40—ARE HELPING DEFINE NEW EXPECTATIONS FOR THE INDUSTRY. By FSR Staff | March 2017 | Research A teenage prodigy, 17 young adults roaring into restaurant careers while still in their 20s, and a collection of prime-time pros who have […]

Restaurateur Peter Botros an inspiration outside of work

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — One of my favorite restaurants on Staten Island is The Stone House located in the heart of picturesque Clove Lakes Park. I love everything about it: the food, the ambiance, the service, walking across a stone foot bridge in anticipation of a great meal, and the always warm welcome by its owner, […]

Rock Solid

In his restaurant within a restaurant, Chef’s Loft at The Stone House, Chef Peter Botros offers a unique space and innovative menus……..

Staten Island EatBeat – The Stone House

Owner | Peter Botros Seating capacity | 500 Signature dish | Tuna Tartare Peter’s Favorite Dish | Cookie Butter Mousse Hours of operation | Monday – Thursday: Noon – 10pm; Friday & Saturday: Noon – 11pm; Sunday 11 am – 9pmAt The Stone House at Clove Lakes, guests can treat themselves to a fine-dining experience […]

Lessons Learned – Industry Magazine

Peter Botros knows his customers. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, he can guarantee two things: first, couples are going to want to come to his restaurant, The Stone House at Clove Lake, tucked away in scenic Clove Lakes Park, for a romantic dinner. “It’s the most romantic restaurant on the Island. It’s perfect […]