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Sixteen Acclaimed Chefs Fight Hunger by Participating In Benefit Dinner at Morristown Hotel

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will host its Fourth Annual Chefs Tableside Dinner at The Westin Governor Morris on Friday, September 23, to support the fight against hunger. Credits: Steve Riskind

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Community FoodBank of New Jersey will host its Fourth Annual Chefs Tableside Dinner at The Westin Governor Morris on Friday, September 23. Sixteen acclaimed chefs will donate their time and talents to create an unforgettable culinary experience. Due to the generous sponsorship of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and support from others, the FoodBank expects to raise more than $130,000, enough funds to provide over 650,000 meals for food insecure families across New Jersey.

The one-of-a-kind event will feature delicious food and a silent auction, all to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. People not attending the dinner can also participate in the online silent auction. The cocktail hour catered by The Westin Governor Morris will begin at 6 p.m., after which guests will be seated.

Sixteen chefs will prepare unique five-course menus for their tables. The chefs include Anthony Bucco, Executive Chef, Restaurant Latour, CJ Chambers, Executive Chef, Vita at Dolce Basking Ridge, Thomas Ciszak, Chef, Blue Morel at The Westin Governor Morris, Chris Curado, Executive Chef, The Angry Crab, Ryan DePersio, Executive Chef, Fascino, Kitchen Steps, Batello Restaurant, Bryan Gregg, Executive Chef, Escape Restaurant, Corey Heyer, Executive Chef, The Bernards Inn, Paul Kapner, Executive Chef/Director of Community Kitchen, Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Martin Kester, Executive Chef, Summit House, Eric LeVine, Executive Chef/Partner, Morris Tap & Grill/Paragon Tap & Table, Craig Polignano, Executive Chef, The Ryland Inn, Ehren Ryan, Executive Chef, Common Lot, Kevin Takafuji, Executive Chef, The Enigma Project, Bobby Varua, Executive Chef, Blue Morel at The Westin Governor Morris, David Viana, Executive Chef, Barrio Costero,Justin White, Chef de Cuisine, 3 West

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To complement the memorable meal, wine pairing will be provided by Allied Beverage Group/Kobrand. Students of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Food Service Training Academy, a free 16-week culinary program, will also gain firsthand service experience at the event.

 Learn more about the FoodBank’s annual benefit dinner at cfbnj.org/chefstableside.

 

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