Joe Romanowski Culinary Education Foundation

JOCEF creates food based events to benefit scholarships for passionate and deserving culinary students from The Jersey Shore.

In memory of Chef Joe Romanowski 1960-2013


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Harvest Dinner: A Joe Romanowski Legacy Dinner

  • Piccola Italia 837 West Park Avenue Ocean Township, NJ, 07712 United States (map)

Come join fellow foodies as we remember "Joe" through 5 spectacular courses prepared byChef/Owner Brian Gualtieri with paired wines by Farrari Carano Wines presented by Mike Maxwell. Proceeds from this event will go to support the foundations scholarship fund for Culinary Education Center Students.
Location: Piccola Italia , 837 West Park Ave Ocean, N.J.

Harvest Dinner Menu

Celeriac & Black Truffle Soup

Pan Seared Sea Bass

Chanterelle Mushrooms, Parisian Vegetables, Spaetzle, Six Herb Fume

House Made Duck Confit & Mascarpone Ravioli

Sage Tart Cherry Eau de Vie, Crispy Sweet Potato

Duet of Beef

Burgundy Braised Short Rib, Roasted Garlic Root Vegetable Gratin,
Grilled Kobe Flat Sirloin, Cambozola Creamed Spinach, Natural Reduction

Chocolate Ganache Torte

Graham Cracker Crust, Nutella Mousse, Dulce de Leche, Chocolate Ganache,
Warm Berry Compote, Chantilly Cream

$125 per person + tax and gratuity

Thank you to Chef Brian Gualteri and Mike Maxwell for hosting this event.