NUTLEY, NJ - Chefs from Nutley and the surrounding region are signing up to be a part of Nutley Family Service Bureau's second annual 'Garden Party' at the World Famous Mountsier-Hardie Garden.

Last year, the event drew hundreds of people to an evening of food and music is what as been described as a cross between 'Grounds for Sculpture' and the botanical garden in Essex County NJ. Guests are invited to wander the garden, explore the secret outdoor rooms, and admire the collection of sculpture throughout the landscape. 

Proceed from the evening will benefit the century-old Nutley Family Service Bureau. 

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To date, the list of food crafters and restaurateurs participating in 'The Garden Party' includes:


Corso 98

Cowan's Public


Mamma Vittoria

McGuire Catering

Nutley Park Shop Rite

Pig & Prince


The Nutley Family Service Bureau is a social service organization that has served the greater Nutley, New Jersey area for over 100 years.  Its mission is to strengthen the emotional and social well-being of individuals and families through affordable mental health counseling and social service programs, including an expanding Food Pantry.

$50 early-bird tickets available online before September 10, admission is $60 thereafter.  Tickets and sponsorships are available now at

TAPinto Nutley is proud to once again be a sponsor of the Garden Party.