Whetting the Appetite of Dinner Theater Fans

A brand new chef is at the helm at Westchester Broadway Theatre!

Westchester Broadway Theatre happily welcomes their new executive chef, Alexandra Sampaio. Alex was born and raised in Tarrytown, NY in Westchester and is a graduate with a degree in Culinary Arts from The Art Institute of New York.

She has had over 10 years of experience in the hospitality/ restaurant industry, including being the executive chef of her own restaurant in Valhalla, NY and the head district chef for The Bedford School District. She also is a sought-after caterer and event planner.

Sampaio said she is very excited to join our WBT family, “I love the business. My interest in food came from a very early age. Food has been the highlight of my life. My father, Jack and Uncle Tony, both chefs, have been my mentors and have influenced me tremendously. I enjoy the atmosphere of being in the kitchen, the excitement, the timing and the team work involved, in preparing and serving the dishes in a timely fashion,” she said.

Some of her signature dishes which she will be adding to the Luxury Box and main menus include; Pan seared Tofu w/ Ratatouille, Boneless Trout Almondine, Monkfish with red pepper-basil sauce, Tilapia with lemon butter capers w orzo, Salmon Wellington over Ratatouille, Eggplant Cannelloni over noodles, Lemon Garlic Lamb Kabobs w/ Couscous, Prosciutto Chicken Cacciatore, Maple Pretzel Pork Chop with Polenta, Zesty Chicken over pasta Primavera, Veal Scallopino and from her heritage; Porco Alentejana , a Pork and Clams specialty.

“I’m looking forward to the years to come, as I bring a new twist and my own special flair to the WBT,” Sampaio said.