Jersey Tomato Press Highlights Upcoming Uncorked & Uncapped Event

August 27th, 2015

THE ARC OF ESSEX COUNTY TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL UNCORKED & UNCAPPED: WINE, BEER, AND FOOD FEST

August 27, 2015

The Arc of Essex County will host its second annual Uncorked & Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Fest on Thursday, September 24 at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, NJ. The event will feature a fun-filled evening of fine wine, craft beer, spirits, and restaurant samplings, as well as a silent auction, home brew competition, and awards program. All proceeds will benefit The Arc’s programs and services that help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families.

Samplings will be provided by prestigious establishments throughout Northern New Jersey. A lineup of local celebrity chefs such as Michael Carrino, owner of Montclair’s Pig & Prince Restaurant and Gastro-Lounge and winner of Food Network’s CHOPPED, Jesse Jones, chef/owner of Chef Jesse Creations and The Star Ledger’s 2014 New Jersey Top Chef, as well as Cenobio Canalizo, Acting Executive Chef of Strip House and Executive Chef at Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse in New York City who was featured on the Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate will participate as vendors and/or silent auction contributors.

Participating establishments include BiVi Sicilian Vodka, Climax Brewing Company, Hunterdon Brewing Company, Lithos Restaurant, Magnify Brewing, Mark & Julie’s Homemade Ice Cream, Miss Nicky’s Toffee, New Jersey Beer Company, Nicastro’s Sauces, Pig & Prince Restaurant and Gastro-Lounge, Stone Soup Catering Company, Sixpoint Brewery, Strip House, River Horse Brewery, Verona Inn, Yards Brewing Company, and Weyerbacher Brewing Company. Additional tasting partners will be announced in the coming weeks.

Honoring the partnerships that have been integral to the agency’s success, The Arc of Essex County will present the following awards:

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