On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, Giamano’s Restaurant, 301 Main Street in Bradley Beach 07720 hosts A Taste of Autumn: Locals Feeding Locals to benefit The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. This is the third event Giamano’s has sponsored to raise funds for the FoodBank. The Taste of Autumn will be an evening to experience the finest Italian dining on the Jersey Shore. Ticket are $50 per guest and may be reserved by calling 732-918-2600. Seats are limited.The menu of the four-course buffet will include appetizers of Giamano’s Famous Roasted Fall Pumpkin and Pasta, Baked Mushrooms Parmigiana, Roasted Garlic and White Bean Bruschetta; Insalata: choice of Organic Baby Lettuces with Goat Cheese and Pistachio or Giamano’s House Salad with Provolone and Salami; Entrees of Chicken Savoy “House Favorite:; Mezzi Rigatoni Amatriciana or Baked Eggplant Rollatini; as well as delicious dessert and coffee and tea donated by Delpontes Bakery and Asbury Roastery. The ticket price of $50 per person includes a complimentary glass of wine donated by MontCalm Wine Importers Ltd.
Jazz music will be provided by Jerry Topinka upstairs and guitar and vocals by Richard Bellia, downstairs. A gift auction and 50/50 will also be offered. There will be a collection of non-perishable food and new/gently used clothing.
The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, a member of Feeding America, secures and distributes 7 million pounds of donated food annually to a network of approximately 260 hunger relief organizations in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The FoodBank is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit whose mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security through this network of area charities. Those needing emergency food or shelter are encouraged to contact the emergency food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters in their communities. www.foodbankmoc.org or call 732-918-2600