Category Archives: Fundraiser

BEER, BOURBON, BBQ YEAR OF THE CHICKEN: AN EPICUREAN ADVENTURE

Annual events have a tendency to become stale and in time mundane. An exception is the happily titled Beer, Bourbon, BBQ, Year of the Chicken, a suburban, backyard food and drink extravaganza that sprang from the minds of Sissy and Rick Norman. That spark of an idea would become an epic conflagration — with the help of Dave Mayhew and his wife Jen — into the 2017 celebration of professional chefs, bartenders, beer brewers, and entertainers seen in the pictures below.

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JOE’S LEGACY: EXQUISITE FLAVORS FOR A CAUSE

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It was a foggy Monday night when guests, chefs, and culinary students converged on the Navesink Country Club for the annual Jocef, Joe Romanowski Culinary Fund Raiser. A veritable who’s who in the local food scene, Flavor Chronicles brings you pictures of some of the most beautiful creations you’ve ever seen.

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RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: IT’S COMING AROUND AGAIN

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Monday, March 14th, the Navesink Country Club in Middletown, NJ will once again host a benefit for culinary arts students from the Jersey Shore. Tickets for Recipe for Success can be found by clicking here  1381188_569443956436575_1501627188_n.

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SALT CREEK WINES AND DINES FOR A CAUSE

Food, wine, martinis and music are sometimes more than you need to host a successful party. Once a year for the last 12 years, Salt Creek Grille in Rumson, NJ has played host to several different charity events. This years beneficiary was the Kortney Rose Foundation, founded by Kristen Gillette who’s daughter died of a rare brain tumor at age 9 in 2006.

Having lost a sister to pediatric leukemia, many years ago, covering this particular fund raiser was both bittersweet and a wake-up call. Still, after all these years, more money needs to be put toward research. Specifically for pediatric causes.

Soap box put aside, Flavor Chronicles/ Chef’s in Motion loves a good party, especially where good food is served, so I bring you highlights of this years event.

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2015: JOCEF RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Beautiful, delicious ingredients, carefully assembled for guests to enjoy is what you will find at the JOCEF Recipe for Success fundraiser. An event created to financially help and inspire culinary students.

A big thank you goes out to Rachel Weston, chef, culinary teacher, and author, for covering the event for Flavor Chronicles/ Chefs in Motion, this year. If you would like to read more about how you can attend next years event, information can be found here.

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