WEST ORANGE, NJ — The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC), which is hosting its 17th annual “Taste of Essex” event ‪on April 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Manor in West Orange, recently announced some of the food and drink establishments that will sample some of their finest dishes and drinks at the event.

A portion of the proceeds from this event will go toward the North Essex Chamber Scholarship Fund. Dozens of local restaurants and other food and drink purveyors will be sharing their fine cuisine for all to try.

These currently include:

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Above Restaurant & Bar of South Orange

Applegate Farm of Montclair

Baked Bouquet of Verona

Cricket Hill Brewery of Fairfield

Frank Anthony’s Gourmet Italian of Verona

Green Point Juicery – Organic Juice Bar of Verona

Jerry’s Vodka

Jersey Spirits Distilling Co. of Fairfield

Kona Ice

Luna Woodfire Tavern of Nutley

Miss Jennie Mae’s

Narda’s Ginger Punch, LLC of Bloomfield

ShopRite Caterers & Liquors of Caldwell

Thatcher McGhee’s of Fairfield

All restaurants will be judged on the best Sweet and Savory dishes. The NECC is also introducing a “top beverage” category this year.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event. Those interested should contact email@northessexchamber.com.

To see sponsorship options, click HERE