North End Grill
From 2012 through 2014, Chef Cardoz was the Executive Chef and Partner of North End Grill, a re-imagined American bar and grill located in New York’s northern Battery Park City. Chef Cardoz’s menu highlighted his grilling techniques and the flavors of carefully sourced, seasonal ingredients with a strong focus on seafood. Under his leadership, North End Grill received rave reviews from critics including The New York Times and TimeOut NY.
Chef Cardoz’s dishes included Pumpkin-Crab Soup; Soft Scrambled Eggs with Hen of the Woods Mushrooms and Grilled Bread; Grilled Calamari with Preserved Lemon and Sherry Vinaigrette; Seared Diver Scallops with Cauliflower; Grilled Sea Bream with Salsa Verde, Cabbage and Bacon; and Berkshire Pork Chop with Charcoal Grilled Shishito Peppers and Cippolini Onions. The lovingly curated scotch menu included over 100 varieties and a wine list of new and old-world grill-friendly wines.