Fifteen Somers Point restaurants will participate in the shore town's seventh annual restaurant week, which will play out over 10 days from Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 13.
They'll offer prix fixe menu pricing - $12.07 for a two-course lunch, $25.07 for a three-course dinner. The event will benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and Atlantic Cape Community College culinary scholarships.
At the kick-off event - Sunday, Oct. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Clancy’s on the Bay (101 E. Maryland Ave.) - participating restaurants will give out samples, and whiskey, wine, and beer-tastings by Tuckahoe Brewing Company also will be available. Admission is $15 a person, or $25 for a couple.
Kimberly "Kimmie Kocktail" Shurig of SNJ Today 1240 AM/99.9 FM's 2 Chicks and a Chef will emcee, with wine guy Vincent Sacco offering seasonal wine tips.
ACCC Culinary Department chefs and culinary students will do food demos. Chef Mike D’Angelo will do a sugar scupture while chef Vincent Tedeschi will carve ice.
As for the "07" in the prices. It's not that this is the seventh year. Organizers realized that the #507 New Jersey Transit bus into Somers Point was a major mode of transportation for restaurant employees .
$12.07 two-course fixed price lunch menu restaurant are:
Charlie's Bar & Restaurant, Clancy's By The Bay, Doc's Place, Fitzpatrick's Deli & Steakhouse, Greate Bay Country Club (open to the public during RW), Gregory's Restaurant & Bar, Micchelli’s Pizza, Sal's Cafe, Buon Appetito, and The Windjammer.
$25.07 three-course prix-fixe dinner menu restaurants:
Anchorage Tavern, Buona Vita (November 4, 5, 6, 10 ,11, 12, 13), Bon Appetito, Charlie's Bar & Restaurant, Clancy's By The Bay, The Crab Trap, Doc's Place, El Tipico Mexican Taqueria, Fitzpatrick's Deli & Steakhouse, Greate Bay Country Club (open to the public for RW for Lunch Daily with Dinners only on Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13), Gregory's Restaurant & Bar, Sal's Café and Coal Fired Pizza, and The Windjammer.
More details are here.