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The Montclair Food & Wine Festival and Amanti Vino present The Speakeasy on Saturday, January 28th at Montclair's historic Wellmont Theater.
The gorgeously restored 1922 venue will be transformed into a Prohibition-era inspired club. Guests will be directed to a "secret" entrance for an evening of libations curated by Amanti Vino and culinary bites from more than 20 top-rated area restaurants.
Sharon Sevrens, left,
+ Melody Kettle
Wear your dancing shoes! The Jazz Age will be further evoked by the rip-roaring sounds of Trent Armand Kendall + the 9-Piece Brass Illusion .
Proceeds from The Speakeasy will benefit Intensive Therapeutics and Montclair High School DIGS. Bid on an exciting selection of silent and live auction items!
For the Spea keasy, MFWF Founder Melody Kettle (BuySellMontclair.com ) returns to the Board as Co-President with Sharon Sevrens, proprietor of Amanti Vino.
WHERE: The Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St., Montclair, NJ
Saturday, January 28; 7.30 - 10.00pm
General admission: $95 pp
(includes access to food, wine and spirits tasting, music, raffles and silent auction)
VIP admission: $185 pp
(all of the above + entry one hour earlier, starting at 6.30 pm, and exclusive high-end wine tasting)
Ariane Kitchen & Bar
Bluff City BBQ
Egan & Sons
Knowles Family Restaurants
Laurel & Sage
Mezoco Mexican Taqueria
Miss Nicky's Gourmet Toffee
Montclair Bread Company
Oh My Cod
Plum on Park
South + Pine
Spice Thai II
Turtle + The Wolf
WITH HOOCH FROM...
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
David Bowler Pouring Wilde Farm Wines
Jersey Cider Works
Michael Skurnik Wines
T. Edward Wines
Tickets on sale now at Amanti Vino (973.509.WINE), by emailing email@example.com or via Ticketmaster.
For more details and up-to-date list of vendors, go to
Special thanks to The Speakeasy Sponsors
~ Celebrity Motor Car Company
~ Whole Foods Market Montclair + West Orange
The Montclair Food & Wine Festival (@MontclairFW) is a recognized 501(c)3, non-profit organization founded by Melody Kettle. Proceeds from the 2017 Festival will benefit Intensive Therapeutics, a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, charitable organization that provides group and individual occupational therapy services to children with special needs; and the Montclair High School DIGS (District Initiative for Gardening in Schools) program, a student-tended garden used to grow vegetables and herbs and for classroom science experiments.
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