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Saturday May 31, 2014

THE GRAND TASTING


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Food meets art!  Enjoy an evening of diverse culinary offerings from many of the state's finest restaurants and purveyors!

Both floors of the Montclair Art Museum, including the galleries,

                                                    3 S Mountain Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

                                                    3 S Mountain Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

will be open for viewing!   

All wines and spirits presented by

Gary's Wine & Marketplace



Sunday, June 1, 2014

SEMINAR SERIES


THE PASTA SHOW 

with 

LOU + LAURA

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Laura Schenone, the James Beard  award winning author of “The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken,” and “A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove,” will team up with “The Gastomechanic” culinary mentor Lou Palma for “The Pasta Show with Lou & Laura.”  

The duo will demonstrate how to make and roll out a basic dough that can be used for many different shapes and types of pasta. They will demonstrate tagliatelle and ravioli, while discussing different varieties of flour, fillings, and sauces.  Attendees of the demonstration will receive a tasting portion of freshly prepared pasta topped with Lou and Laura’s own tomato sauce, paired with wine.

Location: Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Ave, Montclair, 07043

Time: 11:30 - 1:00 pm

Program Fee: $45

Eventbrite - The Pasta Show with Lou & Laura


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NJ AQUACULTURE:

CONSIDER THE OYSTER and THE CLAM

Four Oysters + Four Wines + One Clam + 4 Experts =

A Schukin' Good Time!

Chris Cannon of the upcoming Jockey Hollow Bar + Kitchen, in Morristown, will team up with Gef Flimlin, a Professor and Marine Extension Agent with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, and Matt Gregg, an Edible Jersey Local Hero and grower at Forty North Oyster Farms for discussion and tasting of NJ aquaculture. Flimlin will discuss the NJ hard clam, and Gregg will give a crash course on oyster tasting and discuss the fundamentals of becoming a connoisseur. The panel will be moderated by Eric Levin, senior editor of New Jersey Monthly.  Wines and oysters are generously donated by Chris Cannon.

 

Location: Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Ave, Montclair, 07043

Time:  1:15 pm - 2:45

Program Fee: $65

Eventbrite - NJ Aquaculture: Consider The Oyster & The Clam

FOIE GRAS 

with

Ariane + Ariane


Ariane Daguine, D'Artagnan

Ariane Daguine, D'Artagnan

The dynamic Ariane Daguin, owner of D’Artagnan, will discuss the controversial subject of foie gras, including policy and her company’s role in the market. At the vanguard of the farm-to-table movement, today D'Artagnan is the leading purveyor of organic poultry, game, foie gras, pates, sausages, smoked delicacies, and wild mushrooms to the nation.

Ariane Duarte, CulinAriane

Ariane Duarte, CulinAriane

Celebrity Top Chef Ariane Duarte  commands the kitchen at CulinAriane, one NJ's most consistently acclaimed restaurants. During our Foie Gras seminar, Chef Ariane will create a custom D'Artagnan foie gras dish for guests to enjoy, while they sip a custom paired wine.

Foie gras generously donated by D'Artagnan.

Location: Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Ave, Montclair, 07043

Time:  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

 Program Fee: $65

Eventbrite - D'Artagnan Foie Gras with Ariane + Ariane

LATIN VEGAN TAPAS 

with SO Tasty Vegan

The Latin Vegan Tapas demo and party will feature Sally Owen's from SO Tasty Vegan, and will be hosted at Designer Appliances in Upper Montclair.  

Guests will enjoy vegan ceviche, masa cakes with jalapeño crimini hash, cabbage slaw and cilantro lime sour cream, and other custom vegan tapas with a Latin flair!  LEAF Organic Vodka will be the exclusive beverage sponsor for the event, serving up custom paired signature cocktails!

Location: Designer Appliances 

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Program Fee: $50

Eventbrite - Latin Vegan Tapas & Demo
Sally Owens, SO Tasty Vegan

Sally Owens, SO Tasty Vegan

         208 Bellevue Ave, Montclair, NJ 

         208 Bellevue Ave, Montclair, NJ 



Monday, June 2, 2014

THE GALA DINNER

An exclusive evening of collaborative culinary wizardry!

Generously Hosted by   The Knowles Family 

                  111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 

                  111 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 

Wines paired by Sharon Sevrens,  of Amanti Vino

             30 Church Street, Montclair, NJ 

             30 Church Street, Montclair, NJ 


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