MADISON, NJ -  The 19th Annual Taste of Madison will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020, announced organizers.

The 2020 Taste of Madison is a special event for lovers of fine food and drink. Chefs from thirty of Madison's finest restaurants will serve samples of their best dishes and Gary's Wine & Marketplace, the event’s longtime presenting sponsor, will provide guests with delicious wine, beer and spirits.  

In addition to the great wines and spirits, the event boasts a 5/50 raffle drawing, silent auction and tricky tray events. Money raised from the event benefits several local non-profit programs

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“In its previous eighteen editions, the Taste of Madison has raised more than $590,000 and entertained more than 9,000 guests,” said David Morozoff, one of three Taste co-chairs. “The Taste is a celebration of the very best restaurants.”

“Taste proceeds do important work by funding charitable causes, civic improvements and business development in Madison,” said Michael Pellessier, a Taste co-chair.  “Corporate sponsorships are vital to our efforts.”  

Brooklake Country Club will be the venue for the Taste for the third year in a row.

“Brooklake is renowned for its outstanding hospitality,” said Karen Giambra, a Taste co-chair. “Brooklake Country Club is a beautiful venue and a wonderful home for our celebration.”

Organizers are seeking corporate sponsors at several levels of support. Businesses who are interested about sponsorships, advertising opportunities or discounted ticket packages should contact Karen Giambra at and 973-214-7014. or Michael Pellessier at and 360-581-2910. 

The Taste of Madison’s silent auction and tricky tray events are some of the best in northern New Jersey. The businesses of Madison and the friends of Madison donate merchandise and services to the cause. To make a donation, contact Jim Hollenbach at       

Starting in mid-February, Gary's Wine & Marketplace will sell Taste tickets online at and in its Madison store. Tickets must be purchased in advance due to state regulations.  Taste guests must be at least 21 years old. The recommended attire is business casual. VIP Admission (early entry at 6pm) is $100.00 each. General Admission (entry at 7pm) is $65.00 each. The event ends at 9:30pm.  


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