TUESDAY, MARCH 15
ATLANTIC CAPE COMMUNITY COLLEGE GALA
On Thursday, March 24, the 33rd annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will be held at the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center, Atlantic City. This year’s theme is “Mission: Possible.” All gala proceeds will benefit student scholarships at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College and Atlantic Cape Foundation operations.
Brothers Will and Jack Morey, of Morey’s Piers, in Wildwood will be honored and Steven Serano of Northfield, owner of Café Loren in Avalon and 1996 Academy of Culinary Arts graduate, is the 2016 Culinary Honoree.
Hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape will be served, as well as dishes from 40 of the region’s restaurants during a progressive dining experience. A nine-piece ensemble will provide music.
Tickets are $225 a person, and can be ordered by contacting Lori McIntyre at [email protected] or 609-463-4672 or by visiting their website/
OTHER NJ FOOD EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16
ITALIAN WINE 101 CLASS
Bring your favorite bottle of Italian wine and enjoy a meal provided by Tuscan Table, 28 Diamond Spring Road, Denville at the Italian Wine 101 class. 6:30 to 8:30 PM; $60. Reservations: 862-209-4295.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17
STREET FOODS OF ASIA DINNER
A five-course tasting Asian street foods dinner paired with wines and beers will be held at Rat’s Restaurant, Grounds for Sculpture, 16 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton; 6 PM. For reservations and pricing information, call 609-584-7800.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
BEHIND THE SCENES AT RESTAURANT LATOUR, HAMBURG
Go behind the scenes at Restaurant Latour, Crystal Springs, Hamburg, and spend time prepping with the kitchen team. 1 to 2 PM; $50, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 866-990-9218. Limited to first 6 guests and must be reserved in advance.
SUNDAY, MARCH 20
GIANTS OF GENEROSITY FUNDRAISING EVENT
A Giants of Generosity’s Third Annual Celebrity Food & Wine Showcase will be held at the Clinton Inn Hotel, 145 Dean Drive, Tenafly. All tickets include entrance to the Grand Tasting, featuring samples from restaurants, bakeries and wine/spirit vendors throughout the area; a silent auction; live entertainment; and the celebrity and student cook-off competitions. Students from Bergen Community College’s culinary arts program will compete for a $500 scholarship offered by Mariner’s Bank. Facing off in this year’s celebrity competition will be Carissa Lawson, anchor from News12 New Jersey and Sheryl A. Fody, executive producer of TV’s new show, “Consumer 411.” Proceeds from this event will support the organization’s mission to provide emergency-relief financial assistance and connections to other vitally needed resources to local residents facing critical, life-altering situations who have nowhere else to turn. 1:30 to 5 PM; $65. Tickets at this website.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
HO-HO-KUS INN, HO-HO-KUS
A five-course Laurel Glen Vineyard and Flowers Winery dinner will be held at The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, One East Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus; 7 PM; $85. Reservations: 201-445-4115.
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