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. 



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The Champion of the People Award is given each year to someone with a special commitment to helping young people and their families. Chef James is doing just that on the board of StreetSquash Newark and mentoring young chefs at the Community Foodbank.


Please join us on May 2nd and help us honor James.  A Taste of NJ’s Best will be a fun evening celebrating an amazing honoree, a great cause, specialty cocktails, and great tasting food from some of NJ’s exceptional restaurants.


Featuring: Blue Morel Restaurant and Wine Bar, Fiorino Ristorante,

Restaurant LatourThe Bernard’s Inn and more!



Specialty Cocktails by Iron Shaker Winner John Jansma and

Tree City Vodka