Peter X. Kelly, accomplished chef and owner of X2O Xaviar’s Restaurant on the renovated Yonkers Pier, has been nominated for the prestigious Best Chef Northeast award presented the James Beard Foundation. Considered the Oscars of cooking, Kelly’s nomination through a public voting process was confirmed by secret ballot by culinary professionals. The winner will be announced May 3.
X2O Xaviar’s Restaurant is the crown jewel in the Yonkers Pier revitalization. NDC and community partner, the City of Yonkers, used New Markets Tax Credits in combination with a HUD Section 108 loan to bring the project to fruition. Read more about the Yonkers Pier project.