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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4th annual "Recipe for Success" fundraiser

Participating Restaurants:
Ama Ristorante, Sea Bright
B2 Bistro + Bar, Red Bank
The Bistro at Red Bank
Cafe Mumford's
Culinary Education Center at Brookdale Community College
Danny's Steakhouse, Red Bank
D'jeet?, Shrewsbury
Drew’s Bayshore Bistro, Keyport
Graze Restaurant, Little Silver
Kitch Organic, Red Bank
Lusty Lobster, Highlands
Piccola Italia, Ocean Twp.
Porcini, Highlands
Raven and the Peach, Fair Haven
Salt Creek Grille, Rumson
Sickles Market, Little Silver
Teak, Red Bank
Trama’s Trattoria, Long Branch
Tuzzio's, Long Branch
The Vintage Cake, Red Bank
Yumi, Sea Bright

Beverages by:
Constellation Wines
Folio Fine Wine Family
J. Lohr Wine Estates
Ketel One Vodka
Shore Point Distributing

Plus Our Fabulous Silent,
Live and
Chance Auctions featuring:

Dinner for 8 and $400 voucher for cocktails
with limo service
Courtesy of Salt Creek Grille, Rumson

Sunset Boat Cruise for 6
Cruise the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers
with hors d'oeuvres, seafood and adult beverages
Courtesy of Lusty Lobster

Sunday Afternoon Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for 10
Courtesy of Danny's Steakhouse & Sushi, Red Bank

Custom-made Men's Suit
Courtesy of Michael Duru Clothiers, Shrewsbury

"The Cooler of Deliciousness"
Courtesy of Tiger’s Tale, Princeton and Lusty Lobster, Highlands

"Wagon of Cheer" wagon filled with premium liquor
Courtesy of JOCEF

Mercedes Pedal Car
Courtesy of Contemporary Motor Cars

Oil Painting

Courtesy of Beauregard Fine Art, Rumson

"Cooking with Joe"  basket - recipes and cookware
Courtesy of JOCEF

Wine Pull


"Red Wine Short Ribs" Sponsor
Guaranteed Plants & Florists

"Country Salad" Sponsors
Brookdale Community College
The KOPA Group
Ocean First Bank
Jersey Shore in Motion
Robert Hrebek
William Lichtenau

"Tiramisu" Sponsors
et al fine food & events
Maser Consulting
Joseph Amiel
Capt. Ken Beyda
Christina Boyhan
Eugene & Patricia Cheslock
Samuel Huber
Bob MacKinnnon
Lynn McCabe
Mark Murphy
Mark Tauro
Joseph Tormey

Later Event: March 19
5th annual "Recipe for Success"