For immediate Release: EDGEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB, NEW JERSEY TO HOST THE INAUGURAL "GOLF KITCHEN | EDGEWOOD" FINE DINING SOIRÉE & THE GOLF KITCHEN CULINARY EXCELLENCE AWARDS PREMIERE
This special event was created in New Jersey by Edgewood Country Club's esteemed COO and General Manager Frank Benzakour "@fbenzakour" and Golf Kitchen's Editor in Chief Diana DeLucia. “@golfkitchen” This rare event features Guest Chefs from some of the most prestigious Golf and Country Clubs in the North East and Florida. Edgewood's own Executive Chef Anthony Villanueva will be our host Chef for the event and alongside him will be Executive Chefs and teams from Sebonack Golf Club, GlenArbor Golf Club, Westchester Country Club and Addison Reserve Country Club.
Together we will learn about their club’s history and have the opportunity to taste their club’s cuisine at an exclusive, interactive sit-down dinner event complete with an opening party featuring three signature event cocktails, champagne, tapas, a tasting of oyster and vinegar mignonettes, and a carving station with Iberico Ham from Spain, a silent and live auction, awards presentation and a closing dessert party.
EDGEWOOD, NEW JERSEY, (JULY 30TH, 2018) – Edgewood Country Club and Golf Kitchen Magazine announced ticket sales for the Inaugural Golf Kitchen | Edgewood Fine Dining Soirée and Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards Premiere which will take place October 4th, 2018. This rare event will feature a collaboration of specialty guest executive chefs from some of the most prestigious golf and country clubs in the North-East and Florida.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Golf Kitchen Magazine’s Diana DeLucia in creating the inaugural Golf Kitchen | Edgewood Fine Dining Soirée and Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards,” said Frank Benzakour, COO and General Manager at Edgewood Country Club .“This extravagant event is in a class of its own showcasing some of the very best cuisines the Golf Club industry offers.”
Edgewood's own Executive Chef Anthony Villanueva is the event’s lead chef and host. He will be joined by culinary teams from the well-accredited Sebonack Golf Club, GlenArbor Golf Club, Westchester Country Club and Addison Reserve Country Club. Guests will have the opportunity to interact live with Executive Chefs during the Opening Party, the fine dining sit-down dinner which has been collaborated by the participating Executive Chefs, and during the closing dessert party.
Additionally, the event and will include the first ever Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Award presentations, and a silent and live auction sponsored by Grand Stand Sports to benefit charity, recipient charity soon to be announced.
“It has long been my dream to create and launch the Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards,” said Diana DeLucia, Editor in Chief of Golf Kitchen Magazine. “Edgewood is the perfect location and Golf Kitchen and Edgewood look forward to inviting members and guests to be a part of this momentous premiere as well as sharing the experience of this incredible collaboration of industry chefs.”
For event information visit GolfKitchenEdgewood or call 201-666-1200
*Edgewood members receive a 25% discount
Marriott Courtyard Montvale, 100 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, New Jersey, 201-391-7700
Marriott Park Ridge, 300 Brae Boulevard, Park Ridge, New Jersey, 201-307-0800
Woodcliff Lake Hilton, 200 Tice Boulevard, Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, 201-391-3600
Pearl River Hilton, 500 Veteran Memorial Drive, Pearl River, New York, 845-735-9000
About Edgewood Country Club
Edgewood Country Club is located at 449 River Vale Road in River Vale; N.J. Founded in 1956 on the grounds of two former pre-Revolutionary War farmsteads that were later converted into a country manor estate, Edgewood Country Club offers distinctive facilities in a warm, but sophisticated, setting. The club's jewel is an impeccably-maintained, 27-hole golf course, staffed by PGA-certified golf professionals. Other club features include six Har-Tru tennis courts, a comprehensive tennis instruction program for players of all ages, and the Club's famous Midway Bar & Grill. It also boasts one of New Jersey's largest heated swimming pools and a brand-new clubhouse and banquet facility which opened in May 2017 for both member and non-member dining and special events. The clubhouse and banquet facility, which offers fine dining and gracious service, is host to many events such as weddings, golf outings, banquets, bar/bat mitzvahs and other parties for up to 400 guests. The Club also features a state-of-the-art strength training & fitness facility for its members.
For information about membership call Kyla Basso, Edgewood County Club vice president of membership sales, marketing and club operations, at 201-666-1200, extension 273. For information on events call Candice Timmerman, Edgewood Country Club event coordinator, and sales director, at 201-666-1200 extension 218. For more information about club membership, club amenities or entertaining options, visit EdgewoodNJ.com.
About Golf Kitchen
Founded in 2014 by CEO Diana DeLucia, an internationally recognized culinary writer/photographer, Golf Kitchen® is a unique portfolio of recipes, photos, and interviews from the kitchens and fairways of 16 illustrious golf destinations around the world.
Diana initially introduced the concept in 2013 through her sold-out book Golf Club World, Behind the Gates. She launched the high class 500+ page "coffee table" collectible - Golf Kitchen – on November 10, 2016, featuring chefs from participating global Golf Kitchen® teams at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. This illustrious event joined the world of private club and resort chefs, recipes, and kitchens together with the history and stories of 16 high-end golf clubs and destinations around the world.
In the fall of 2017, Golf Kitchen Magazine, a quarterly print magazine was launched and is approaching its first year and a second book is in production titled Golf Kitchen Americas.
In April of 2018, Golf Kitchen and Punta Mita, Mexico held the Inaugural Golf Kitchen Punta Mita four-day Culinary Extravaganza and 2 Day Golf Kitchen Golf Tournament. www.golfkitchenpuntamita.com
In addition to the book, magazine, and events, the Golf Kitchen® Community has recently emerged with significant digital and social media initiatives designed to capture the appetites of golfers, travelers, chefs, and food enthusiasts around the globe.
For table bookings contact:
Frank Benzakour: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 201-666-1200
For sponsorship inquiries and media contact:
Diana DeLucia: email@example.com
or call 860-406-1782