On Saturday, May 30, chefs Robin Hollis and Douglas Piccinnini will present, “A Chef’s Table Dinner with Poor Farm Food” at Heirloom Kitchen, 3853 Rt 516, Old Bridge. Chefs Hollis and Piccinnini own Poor Farm Food, a catering and event company, which also operates as a pop-up restaurant. The following dishes will be on the menu: warm Jersey asparagus with sauce gribiche, caperberries and micro herbs; pork rillettes with mustard cracker, spring onions and baby lettuces; olive oil poached cod with new potatoes, peas and preserved lemon; and Meyer lemon sponge cake with wild rhubarb compote, goat cheese and nasturtium. 7 PM; $85. Reservations: 732-727-9444.
JOSEPH AND JENNA CUCCIA ANNOUNCE GIVING TUESDAYS AT 17 SUMMER, LODI
Joseph Cuccia, owner/chef and owner Jenna Cuccia of Joseph Cuccia Catering and 17 Summer Restaurant, 17 Summer Street, Lodi, have announced that every Tuesday they will donate a portion of their proceeds to The Tomorrows Children’s Fund. This organization provides a warm, healthy and loving environment for children with cancer and serious blood disorders as well as a full scope of services to relieve families’ emotional and financial stresses and help them receive very best possible medical care. For further information about 17 Summer Restaurant visit their website and call 973-928-4780 to make a reservation; BYO.
GRANGE RESTAURANT, WESTWOOD WELCOMES JOEL SCHEINZEIT AS EXECUTIVE CHEF
Joel Scheinzeit, former owner of Joel’s Malibu Kitchen in Ridgewood, is the executive chef of Grange, 31 Westwood Avenue, Westwood (201-497-3788).
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