Atlantic City Seafood Festival Sets Up Shop in September

Some activities include cooking demonstrations, wine seminars and tastings, a beer tasting ten and more.

On Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11, more than 50 restaurants will participate in the Atlantic City Seafood Festival, which will be held at Bader Field, 600 Albany Avenue, Atlantic City. This event will benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and Gilda’s Club South Jersey. Activities include cooking demonstrations, wine seminars and tastings, a beer tasting tent, Phillips Seafood crab eating competition and a chowder cook off. Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM; Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM; $5; under 12 free.

On Sunday, September 25, food from area chefs, vintners and brewers will be offered at the Fifteenth Annual Epicurean Palette, which will be held at Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. This 42-acre magnificent setting was established in 1992 and displays works by well-known and emerging American and international artists.

The 30-plus vendors that will be in attendance include: Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse, Cherry Grove Farm, Enzo’s La Piccola Cucina Restaurant, Marilyn Schlossbach Hospitality Group, Mistral, Rat’s Restaurant, Salt Creek Grille, The Brothers Moon, The Orange Squirrel, The Peacock Inn and The Ryland Inn. 1 to 4 PM; $175; members $125; VIP $275. For information, visit their website or call 609-586-0616.

On Sunday, August 28, The Foodshed Alliance will host its annual Farm-to-Fork dinner and wine tasting at Alba Vineyard, 269 Route 627, Village of Finesville, Milford. The event will feature nine chefs and seven courses paired with seven Alba wines. Participating chefs include: Chef Michael Carrino of Pig and Prince in Montclair, chef David Felton of Ninety Acres in Peapack, chef Jesse Jones private chef and caterer of chef Jesse Concepts, chef George Mandakas Bang Kitchens in Manhattan, chef Dan Rothman Whole Foods Market Metrochef in Northern New Jersey, chef Kevin Knevals and chef Bill Dorrler of Osteria Morini in Bernardsville, chef Florian Wehrli Triomphe Restaurant in Manhattan and chef Eric Levine of Morris Tap and Grill in Randolph. 4 PM; $150. Visit or call 908-362-7967 or e-mail [email protected] to reserve your seat.

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