The 2020 Taste of Essex will take place on Monday, April 20, 2020. As we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this great event, it promises to be better than ever with dozens of participating food and drink vendors, entertainment, a 50-50 drawing, door prizes, and awards for best savory, sweet and beverage categories.

Proceeds from the Taste of Essex go to the North Essex Chamber Foundation. The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Chamber which supports non-profit, education and community initiatives in our area.

Now is the time to sign up to be a sponsor of the 2020 Taste of Essex which will attract over 300 people at The Manor in West Orange. Taste of Essex sponsors get wide-ranging exposure at the event, on the event web page, on social media, in email promotions and more. For brand visibility, goodwill and excellent exposure for your business, become a sponsor of the 2020 Taste Of Essex. The sooner businesses sign-up as sponsors, the more they will benefit from the Taste of Essex promotions. For more details about sponsorships, go to:

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Now is also the time to sign up as a participating restaurant, food vendor or beverage supplier. The Taste of Essex enables these businesses to showcase their offerings to hundreds of people. There is no other single location that gives you this type of exposure.  More information about the Taste of Essex for food and drink vendors can be found HERE. Food and beverage vendors can sign-up by FILLING OUT THIS FORM. There is no cost for restaurants and other food and drink vendors to participate.

Taste of Essex showcases dozens of Essex County area restaurants, as well as beverage purveyors, all in one location. It is an opportunity for restaurants to promote their offerings and grow their business. For attendees, it is a chance to sample outstanding food and drink from a variety of restaurants across Essex County. This year’s event will take place on April 20th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm at The Manor, 111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ.

The 2020 Taste of Essex will include a wide variety of food including Mexican, Italian, Asian, Brazilian, Greek, American, Irish pub food and lots more.  Awards will be presented for the best savory and sweet cuisine and for best beverage.

“The Taste of Essex has always been a valuable opportunity for sponsors, restaurants and other vendors to promote their businesses,” commented Michael Daniels, President of the North Essex Chamber. “This year’s 20th anniversary Taste of Essex is guaranteed to be the best ever.”

Tickets for 2020 Taste of Essex are $40 for Chamber members and $50 for non-Chamber members. A 10-ticket bundle at all times is $400. Tickets at the door are $80. Tickets are available at

The North Essex Chamber of Commerce ( is a New Jersey chamber that exists to ensure that businesses grow and prosper in the community, while supporting the community in return. We help businesses thrive by providing them with valuable resources, training, networking opportunities and timely information to support their business. NECC is the official Chamber for nine northern Essex County towns: Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Montclair, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona & West Caldwell. Its members include large, medium and small businesses throughout the greater Essex County area. North Essex Chamber programs and initiatives are possible because of the generous support of our corporate sponsors: PSE&G, BCB Bank Fairfield, C3 Workplace, Provident Bank, RWJ Barnabas Health, Rand Feuer and Klein, and our media sponsor: TAPinto.