Jersey Shore Restaurant Week Returns in April

Jersey Shore Restaurant Week Food FestivalThe eagerly anticipated Jersey Shore Restaurant Week returns to the area April 13-22, 2012. Nearly 70 restaurants from the Highlands to Toms River will be participating, offering three course meals with three choices in each category for $20.12 or $30.12. This year, Restaurant Week will also offer a specially priced lunch option at selected restaurants.

The week begins with the gala Kick-Off Party at The Breakers Hotel in Spring Lake on Thursday, April 12, 2012. “Savor the Spring” is the theme as top area chefs nourish taste buds with the freshest foods of the season. Other highlights include, an International Wine Bar, delicious desserts, a cheese station and pate bar and live music. A VIP session will start at 6pm with 90+ rated wines, a special menu and a spectacular swag bag of gifts.


Other Special Events planned for the week include:

Jersey Shore Restaurant Week: Great Martini Contest at The MillSunday, April 15th
Great Jersey Shore Martini Contest
The Mill. Spring Lake Heights. Area bartenders compete for the best martini at the Shore. Professional panel and “People’s Choice” awards.


Monday, April 16th
Shipwreck Point Wine Dinner

Point Pleasant
Top rated steakhouse prepares a classic steak dinner paired with boutique wines. Hors d’ouevres, 4 courses, all paired with wines.


Tuesday, April 17th
Happy Hour!


Jersey Shore Restaurant Week: Shellfish & Chardonnay at Jack Baker'sWednesday, April 18th
“Shellfish and Chardonnay” Happy Hour
Jack Baker’s, Point Pleasant

Specially priced shrimp, oysters, clams and chardonnay


Thursday, April 19th
Tour de Porta

Porta, Asbury Park

Experience one of the Shore’s hottest new restaurants. Sample foods and wine, kitchen tour, cooking demo, live music.


Jersey Shore Restaurant Week: Wine Dinner at Buona Sera Red BankFriday, April 20th

Ruffino Wine Dinner

Buona Sera, Red Bank

Hors d’ouvres, 4 courses, all paired with delicious Ruffino wines.


Saturday, April 21st
“Burgers, Bloodies and Brews”
Harpoon Willy’s, Manasquan.

Enjoy your choice of a specialty burger with a Bloody Mary or beer, all at a great price


Sunday, April 22nd
Countdown to Summer
Venue: TBD

Beach BBQ, summer drinks, live music




For more information, contact: Jim Flynn 732-859-5643.


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