Chef Mike Scalise at the CC Pub and Grille in Middleville is cooking up a whole new atmosphere at the Crystal Chandelier and the new CC Pub and Grille, across from the Herkimer Diamond Mines.

The Crystal Chandelier has been a premiere location for weddings and banquets since 1982 in Middleville.  "Now with the CC Pub and Grille, we have a more casual atmosphere for people looking for great local food."

"We're offering a more casual menu Wednesday through Sunday," said owner Rudy Scialdo.  "You can feel comfortable coming in for lunch or dinner, even if you're at the nearby KOA Campground or the Herkimer Diamond Mines."

Chef Scalise is joined by his father in the kitchen, who was the head chef for years at the Crystal Chandelier.  The elder Scalise prepares the desserts and cheesecakes and all of the homemade breads.

 

The CC Pub and Grille is open Wednesday through Sundays for lunch and dinner.  It's located on Route 28, 7 miles north of Herkimer and just 20 minutes from Utica.  Call for information and reservations at 315-891-3366 or log on to their website for more details.

 

 

"We call it 'Casual dining at its finest," said Scialdo.  "We use only quality ingredients with a quality menu.  It's just great food."

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