Celebrating their thirteenth season, Wendy & Peter Jannelle are proud of what they have created at Fifty-Six Union. The most recent addition is the outside space. Completely protected, with a full bar, the atmosphere is playful and fun. Dinner is served nightly (year-round) at 5:30PM, offering Peter’s House Specialties that include the best Curried Mussels in the World!
Peter is a ’78 graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. His career started by working on The Holland America Lines. Afterward he came to Nantucket and became the chef de cuisine at the now defunct India House Restaurant. This is where he met Wendy. Wendy & Peter have been on the Island since the early 80’s, and have worked in some of the best kitchens and dining rooms on Nantucket. Their two sons, Andrew and Blair, are both a big part of the restaurant. Andrew’s interest is in the kitchen, he is now the Sous Chef . Blair started as a bus boy and food runner, and is now a server.
Peter’s Global Cuisine changes seasonally, using fresh, local ingredients, Wendy’s 150 bottle wine list includes the ‘top guns’ as well as the unique ‘little gems’. They now serve their own Private Label Pinot Noir by the glass, produced and bottled by Steele Wines, called Veronica’s Private Reserve.