What better way to celebrate Junteenth then enjoying Chef Jesse’s modern approach to southern cuisine and his delicious delectable cooking. While sampling these soulful delights, you can explore some fabulous Brews at the Black Owned Montclair Brewery and of course listen to the original music art form- jazz from the great American SongBook performed by the Jacque Harmon Johnson Quartet. Food, Brews and Jazz, a great way to spend an evening.
Food – Chef Jesse LIVE!! @montclairbrew ..
Celebrating #juneteenth all day… serving my style of North Carolina smoked pulled pork, with Carolina slaw, my mommy Millie BBQ sauce, on the best brioche roll by Sanitary bakery… you don’t want to miss this.. Autograph pre order copy of #powmylifein40feasts , pow shirts available!…. Serving starts at 3 pm… who’s coming….. POW!! #passion #opportunity #work
Chef Jesse Jones is a rising star on the culinary scene and he is just getting started. His Southern Cooking with a Country French twist has earned him celebrity clients, a loyal following who love his style as much as his dishes, and victories at cooking competitions, including Ultimate Chef of Bergen County, NJ in 2010. In Northern NJ he’s gaining a reputation as a celebrity chef, between catering for Tyler Perry at 98.7 Kiss FM, posting recipes on The Alternative Press, hosting Chef Jesse Live cooking demos and opening a pop-up restaurant serving prix-fixe Sunday dinners in South Orange, NJ in 2012. He goes by “Chef Jesse” and to know him is to believe in him. His charisma and natural storytelling personality attract people near and far to his unique style.
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Jazz – Jackie Harmon Johnson Quartet 5:30-7:30pm
That’s right the Balloon Lady Founder of Twist and a Smile & Fly Balloon Designs is also an awesome Jazz Singer
Jacque Johnson Quartet with a few of her really cool friends will be performing jazzy tunes and great live music from the great American SongBook.
- Jacqueline Harmon Johnson Vocals
- Gary Mancinelli Keyboards
- Richard Pierson Drums
- Rich Acciavatti on Bass
Brews – Montclair Brewery
The mission of Montclair Brewery is to build a stronger community within the Montclair and greater New Jersey and New York area by offering an exciting place where craft beer devotees and those new to craft beer are welcomed to explore and taste a refreshing and unique selection of brewed on-site craft beers.
Montclair Brewery is a husband and wife owned microbrewery and tasting room that was born from the desires of head brewer Leo Sawadogo to turn his passion of home brewing into an exciting and growing business and his marketing guru wife, Denise who manages the business operations.
Join in the fun
We urge you to come on out, eat, drink, celebrate freedom and have some fun.
Saturday, June 19th, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
101 Walnut St, Montclair, NJ