Category Archives: Events

Winemaker Takeover– Jeff Beckmen from Beckmen Vineyards

Join Restaurant Serenade on Thursday October 12th from 5:30–8:30 for a Winemaker Takeover with Jeff Beckmen from Beckmen Vineyards.  Come chat with a “Rhone Ranger” and learn what goes into producing Rhone style wines in America. Flights and glasses of Beckmen Vineyards wines will be available at a discounted price for the event, with no… Read more »

Thanksgiving Dinner 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017 2PM-7PM Three Course Dinner 75- per person* 35- per child* See Our Menu: Thanksgiving Menu *excludes tax and gratuity, children under 10 years of age

Tomato Menu Starts Now!

If you couldn’t make it to our Tomato Dinner, celebrate tomatoes at Restaurant Serenade any night of the week! Here is our nightly tomato menu: Tomato Menu   Gazpacho tomato, watermelon, shallots, cucumber, paprika dusted shrimp   ♦♦♦   Figs and Prosciutto grilled, Roquefort cheese, fresh herb salad, fried green tomatoes   ♦♦♦   Sea Bass seared,… Read more »

Sixteenth Annual Tomato Extravaganza!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 7PM  Complete your Foodie Bucket List! Join us for our Sixteenth Annual Tomato Extravaganza! Heirloom tomatoes grown by Chef James Laird will be featured in all five courses (even dessert) but the fun doesn’t stop there… tomato themed hors d’oeuvre, tomato martinis and wine pairings by Sommelier John Jansma. Tomato Extravaganza August… Read more »

Winemaker Takeover – Laura Ronca, Drusian

  Thursday, June 22, 2017 5-8 PM  No reservations required; enjoy an evening of bubbles and conversation with Laura Ronca representing Drusian Prosecco!  Wait a moment… Prosecco tasting at Restaurant Serenade? Like most of the other wines we love to serve, this is sparkling wine from ORGANIC vineyards produced by the fourth generation to own… Read more »

Whiskey Night – James, John, Tim – Silk City Distillery

  Taste Local Spirits! James, John and Tim will be joining us for an evening of New Jersey made whiskey and rum! From Silk City: Established in 2014, Silk City Distillers is a true handcrafted, farm to bottle distillery, located in Clifton, New Jersey. We use locally sourced corn, rye and barley (from a farm… Read more »

Winemaker Takeover – Carol Berman, Panebianco Wines featuring La Togata

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:30-8 PM Unbelievable wines from Tuscany! Join Carol “Take Home Sommelier” Berman famous for her Class in a Glass – in home wine classes as she leads you through wines from these unique terroirs of Montalcino. From La Togata: “The Togata is a small family company with vineyards in the south of… Read more »

Mother’s Day

Treat Mom to an elegant dining experience featuring the best of New Jersey’s local produce prepared with time tested French technique. Sunday, May 14 2017 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM See Our Menu Here

Easter Sunday

    Bring the whole family to celebrate with our three course menu featuring hen’s eggs from Chef James’ chickens and the best Spring produce.   Sunday, April 16, 2017 11:30 AM – 6:00 PM See Our Menu Here  

Honoring Chef James Laird

Honoring Chef James Laird   Chef James will be honored with The Champion of the People Award during “A Taste of NJ’s Best,” FAMILYConnections’ Tasting Gala at the Westminster Hotel, Livingston, NJ, May 2, 2017.      Purchase Tickets   The Champion of the People Award is given each year to someone with a special commitment… Read more »