EAT. DRINK. VIBE.
Boujee Foodie Con at Fort Monmouth, June 3rd and 4th
CW Events is bringing its first-ever Boujee Food Con to the grounds of Fort Monmouth. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th and come hungry. This outdoor one of a kind food convention mixed with music, games, culinary contests, workshops, and beyond, will be an unforgettable experience for foodies, families, music lovers, and the community.
As one of the event’s main sponsors and owner of the event location, Tether View CEO Michael Abboud is donating 100% of the rent proceeds to Oceanport First Aid. Furthermore, Riverwalkcenter.com is donating 100 event tickets to Oceanport and Eatontown First Responders in appreciation for all they do for the residents.
The tented area on the grounds surrounding Russell Hall of historic Fort Monmouth will feature some the hottest local restaurants, independent eateries, and unique food and beverage providers in the area. Attendees can purchase and taste a variety of samplings from local and regional establishments including:
The Butcher’s Block, Long Branch
Pancho Mexican Kitchen, Little Silver and Colts Neck
Mav’s Top Bun, artisanal cinnamon buns with a cult following and pop up locations
Goodlife Coffee Mobile Barista, serving the tri-state area
Your Sister’s Balls, award-winning local family recipe meatballs and Italian favorites
Safu Sushi, Downtown Toms River
Exotic Bowls, acai fruit bowls, smoothies, and bubble teas to power you through the day
Masha Moro Caviar, Monmouth Beach
Wholesome Catering and Personal Chef Services, Red Bank, offering a charcuterie board workshop
Stefie the Sommelier, wine tastings
Honeysuckle Nectary Apiary & Gardens, local New Jersey Honey
Birdsmouth Beer, all lager craft brewery in Oceanport, NJ
Q Company Barbecue, Premium Smoked BBQ catering
Alfonso’s Catering, Rahway, NJ, food trucks, catering services, and G’s Munchies Cafe
Mr. Q’s Island Eats, Seafood and BBQ with flavors inspired by the Islands of Key West
The list of participants continues to grow and with a wide variety of offerings, there will be something to satisfy every palate. In addition to food, there will be live music performances and entertainment throughout the day, featuring local artists including:
The Earth Monkeys
Laura G. Music
Damian and the DCQ
Lakehouse Music Academy Bands, featuring up-and-coming local talent
Irish dancers from Daly Irish Dance School and more to come.
Guests can also look forward to eating contests, chef throw-downs, a 360-degree photo booth by Lifetime Impressions, and carnival games for the kids by Hick’s House of Entertainment.
“We’re thrilled to bring this event to the community,” says CW Events founder, Renee Lam-Whiteman. “It’s a great way to showcase the diverse and extraordinary food and music scene in our area, and to bring people together for a day of fun and celebration.” Co-organizer, Melanie Carpenter adds, “This event will showcase the ongoing transformation of Fort Monmouth from a vacant military base to a vibrant epicenter of the area.”
Event organizers CW Events, along with the support of local businesses and sponsors hope to make this an annual event and support their mission of bringing great food and vibes to the area while benefitting the community.
Sponsors for Boujee Foodie Con include: Ketel One Vodka, TetherView – Riverwalkcenter.com, Pulte Homes, Atlantis Mortgage, NJ Team Dental Center, O’Brien Realty, Lakehouse Music Academy, New Shrewsbury Tennis Club, Lifetime Impressions, and Kaló Hemp Infused Seltzer.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 at www.eventbrite.com or $20 day of the event at the gate. Children under 10 are admitted free. On June 3rd hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; on Sunday, June 4th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the event is rain or shine.