PARAMUS, NJ - The New Bridge Medical Center Foundation presents the 11th Annual A Taste of Bergen on Monday, November 18, 6 p.m. at The Rockleigh, 26 Paris Avenue, Rockleigh, NJ. 

A Taste of Bergen is a fun-filled evening featuring entertainment, fine dining from Bergen County’s best restaurants, desserts, beverages, raffles and more. The proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation’s support of patients and long-term care residents, as well as innovative new programs such as an Eating Disorder Center, Recovery Support Center, Comfort Room, Dental Clinic, and Arts in Medicine.

Tickets to attend the event are $100 each. There is no charge for restaurant participation.

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Fair Lawn's Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs, John Cosgrove, is chairman of the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Foundation, and he typically emcees the event.

More than 25 of Bergen County’s best restaurants will be included, featuring the following:

  • Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
  • Blue Moon Mexican Café
  • Bolero Snort Brewery
  • BV’s Grill
  • Davey's Irish Pub & Restaurant
  • Davia Restaurant
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Fort Lee
  • Haven Riverfront Restaurant & Bar
  • Locale Cafe and Bar
  • Mr. Cupcakes
  • Oceanos
  • Playa Bowls of Ridgewood
  • Rosa Mexicano
  • Sofia Restaurant
  • The Melting Pot
  • The Office Tavern & Grill
  • The Shannon Rose Irish Pub

                             And more…

The Foundation is the fundraising arm of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center and is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those served by the hospital, supporting educational programs for professionals, consumers, and caregivers and educating the broader community about health issues and services available at the medical center.=

For more information regarding A Taste of Bergen, visit .

About Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, is a 1,070-bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. The Medical Center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in NJ and the fourth-largest publicly-owned hospital in the nation.

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, a not-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services, including acute and ambulatory care from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and community physicians, mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and long-term care to the greater Bergen County community. The Medical Center, including its Long-Term Care Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and is in network with all major New Jersey commercial insurance plans covering 99.89% of NJ residents.

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is a full-service hospital with a 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory, radiologic services (including digital mammography), and more than 26 medical specialties available through its Ambulatory Care Center. The Medical Center is a Veterans Community Care Provider proudly serving the healthcare needs of veterans and is a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) for 2019.  Learn more at