Tavola, Italian for "at the table", is an expression more commonly used
to beckon friends and family to the table when it is time to eat.
Nathan and Bonnie Snow chose to open an Italian trattoria in the Hudson
Valley based on that same principal. With inspiration drawn from the
Italian countryside, A Tavola focuses on fresh local produce and
ingredients in a rustic, family-style atmosphere. The seasonally
inspired menu centers on bringing the farm to the table and includes
many creative homemade pasta dishes inspired by classics found
throughout Italy. Mismatched farm tables set under candlelight call
diners to the table to enjoy a crescendo of rustic country fare.
Whether stopping by for a small antipasto and a glass of wine at the
bar, or enjoying a meal with friends, A Tavola evokes the true art of
With a combined 18 years of cooking in
New York City, chefs and owners Nathan and Bonnie Snow have brought
their talents to New Paltz to share their take on countryside Italian.
After earning his culinary degree from the Institute of Culinary
Education in Manhattan, Nathan explored his love for Italian food while
working at some of New York City's best Italian restaurants. While
helping to open A Voce under Andrew Carmellini, Nathan honed his
culinary skills, and then went on to be the Chef De Cuisine of Sfoglia
on Manhattan's upper east side. Most recently Nathan was the chef de
cuisine of famed Al Di La in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Bonnie Snow holds a Bachelor's degree
in Business Administration from Hofstra University, as well as a
culinary degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. She spent 8
years working for JP Morgan Chase on Wall Street, and then decided to
pursue her true passion cooking. Bonnie has spent the last 6 years
working in the culinary industry in New York City. She was most
recently the Chef de Cuisine of Sfoglia Restaurant and she now brings
her delicious bread and sweets to your table!Stop
in to A Tavola almost any evening and allow the warm country villa
atmosphere, exquisite food and wine, and genuine hospitality draw you
in...and leave you longing to return to the table!