Mary Centrella, assistant and owner/baker of “Baking Grace” Grace Morello, serving up pumpkin whoopie pies, mounds and chocolate silk desserts.
Some of the greatest restaurants in the Franklin Lakes area joined together for the 24th annual A Fall Night of Fine Dining at the Indian Trail Club on Monday night. Each eatery served a portion of its most innovative dish, providing attendees with a delicious variety. West Bergen Mental Healthcare presented its Distinguished Service Award to community leaders Esther and Pat Fletcher from River Edge.
Bibi’z Restaurant Lounge, Blue Moon Mexican Café, Esty Street, Francesco’s Restaurant, Indian Trail Club, NOVO Mediterranean Fare, Park and Orchard, Paul and Jimmy’s Ristorante, The Plum and The Pear, Roots Steakhouse, Village Green Restaurant and The Village Green all participated, while dessert was provided by Baking Grace, Hawthorne and Creative Chocolates of Woodland Park. Modern Jazz Trio entertained guests with Broadway hits.
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Teresa Pyskaty | InsideJersey.comChrissie Lijoi, owner of “Creative Chocolates” and West Bergen Mental Healthcare volunteer, passing out her handmade chocolate creations to the guests as they leave the event.
Teresa Pyskaty | InsideJersey.comSausage and peppers as you’ve never seen it! Crumbled and served on a slice of toasted italian bread. Mouthwatering!
Teresa Pyskaty | InsideJersey.comBen & Jerry’s serving up a variety of their signature ice creams to the attendees after dinner.
Teresa Pyskaty | InsideJersey.comStacy and Craig Levy, owner’s of Glen Rock’s “Rocca” for over 12 years, plating up a decadent and delicious whipped mozzarella with fig, proscuitto and a drizzle of honey and balsamic glaze on crostini toast. The restaurant owner’s pride themselves with having been “farm to table” for the last 5 years.
Teresa Pyskaty | InsideJersey.comIndian Trail Club server, Gabriella Carrizo,, passed around plated samples to the guests.+27