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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6th annual "Recipe for Success"

  • Navesink Country Club 50 Luffburrow Lane Red Bank, NJ, 07701 United States (map)

Recipe for Success is an evening that features tastings from over 20 of the Jersey Shore’s best restaurants, samples of wine, craft beer and spirits, an oyster bar, the opportunity to taste rare wines by the glass and live, silent and chance auctions.

Big Joe Henry of New Jersey 101.5 will once again join us as emcee for the evening.

Participating Restaurants & Businesses
2nd Floor Restaurant
Apple Street Kitchen
B2 Bistro & Bar
Blu Grotto
Chris Mumford
Culinary Education Center
Danny’s Steakhouse
Drew’s Bayshore Bistro
Guaranteed Plants & Florist
Hudson Cafe
Johnny Piancone’s
Lusty Lobster
Piccola Italia
Salt Creek Grille
Sickles Market
Sweet Dani B
Trama’s Trattoria
Val's Tavern
The Vintage Cake

Premium Wine, Beer & Spirit Tastings

Auction Items Include:
Dinner for 8 courtesy of Salt Creek Grille

Sunday Cocktail Party for 10 courtesy of Danny's Steakhouse

Sunset Cruise to Nowhere courtesy of Captain Doug Douty

"Cooler of Deliciousness" Premium Seafood and Meats courtesy of Tiger's Tale Restaurant and Lusty Lobster

Wagon of Cheer- Cooler of Premium Liquor

Gift Certificate Tree - A beautiful tropical plant laden with gift certificates from the best restaurants at the Jersey shore

"Cooking with Joe" Basket - recipes and cookware courtesy of JOCEF


Guaranteed Plants & Florists
Johnson’s Restaurant Supply
Lusty Lobster
Sickles Market
The Lichteau Family
Brookdale Community College
Jim Hrebek
Ocean First Bank

"Joe's Tiramisu" Sponsors
Ken Beyda
Christine Boyhan
Samuel Huber
Bob MacKinnon
Lynn McCabe-Tauro

Tickets on sale now

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