Jan. 08, 2019
Essie’s is an elegant yet casual dining American restaurant located in the heart of the Little Italy section of Poughkeepsie, NY under the direction of Executive Chef Brandon Walker a CIA graduate from Brooklyn, NY. Chef Walker's Modern American menu is inspired by global flavors and his family roots from the Caribbean and American South. Chef Walker uses modern cooking techniques and local seasonal ingredients when available to support the local food economy and to show case the best ingredients that the Hudson Valley offers. The Dining room pays homage to the things of old with vintage, industrial, and reclaimed wood features to create a cozy, warm and inviting environment.
LaTrevette a native of Newburgh, NY. Grew up in a family where hospitality food and food culture were always expressed. Her love for entertaining and taking care of people was learned from her mom Elaine who was an exceptional cook and host. Realizing that her passion for hospitality ex…
Chef Brandon Walker, a Brooklyn native, is the executive chef/owner of Essie’s Restaurant in Poughkeepsie NY. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park NY and has a range of professional experiences in the culinary arts. His experiences have been in renowned New York …
New Concept by B&L Hospitality
Cocktail Hour: Wednesday–Saturday 4pm-6pm
Dinner: Wednesday–Thursday 4:00pm–9:30pm
Brunch: Saturday 11:00am-3:00pm
Brunch: Sunday 11:00am-3:30pm
Parking is available for Essie’s Restaurant in the municipal parking lot on Delafield St. under the walkway over the Hudson. Additional parking is located on Dutchess Ave. and Verazzano Blvd.