SUMMIT, NJ - The 29th annual “Taste of Summit," a gourmet extravaganza featuring 20 of Summit’s finest restaurants and food stores that benefits The Summit Historical Society, is set for April 3, beginning at 6 - 8:30 p.m., at The Grand Summit Hotel.

Restaurants will showcase special dishes spanning many cuisines, including Italian, Japanese, American and Mexican. The event's "menu" will also include desserts from Summit’s finest bakers and a cash bar.

The Taste of Summit is a major fundraiser for the Summit Historical Society, an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Summit through the Carter House Museum and its archives. Monies raised will help the society continue its mission of safeguarding and making available to interested parties records, documents, maps, books and artifacts relating to the history of Summit and surrounding area.

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The Society maintains the Carter House at 90 Butler Parkway, the oldest house in Summit, as a public museum containing antique clothing and furnishings linked to Summit’s past. The museum also houses the City’s 1927 Seagrave Chemical Engine #1 along with artifacts connected to Summit’s finest and bravest. 

Tickets are priced at $50 per person, and are available by calling 908-277-1747 or by sending a check, made payable to the Summit Historical Society,  to “Taste of Summit”, c/o Elizabeth Eisner, 30 Garden Rd, Summit, 07901. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

For more information about the "Taste of Summit" or The Summit Historical Society, visit or e-mail

The Grand Summit Hotel is located at 570 Springfield Avenue.