The Citiblog

Greenpoint’s Sereneco Taps New Executive Chef
April 8, 2024, 7:15.49 pm ET


Photo: Briana Balducci

Sereneco, (located at 113 Franklin Street) is welcoming its new executive chef – Abbey de la Rosa (previously of Diner, part of the Marlow Collective). Chef de la Rosa’s nearly tow decades in the industry also includes stints A Voce, Telepan, Ciano, Sous Chef at Lincoln Ristorante under Shea Gallante and Chef de Cuisine at Craft under Chef Tom Colicchio.

Her menu highlights sustainable and vegetable forward dishes including Roasted Beets with pickled strawberries, quinoa, avocado; Cavatelli withyoung savoy spinach, pistachios and feta; Half Roasted Amish Chicken with spiced carrots, mint and dill; and Roasted Sweet Potato with harissa yogurt, dandelion greens, walnuts and dates.

Dishes will rotate on a regular basis to reflect what’s in-season and available from notable local purveyors such as Lancaster Farms Co-op, Greenpoint Fish, Native Bread and the Greenmarkets.

Cocktails are also getting a seasonal refresher with drinks like the Seven Seas with spiced rum, agricole rhum, house-made blood orange shrub, and lime; and Sunshine Martini with lemon-infused gin, bianco vermouth and a twist.