Careme’s Restaurant at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts is the venue of choice for vegan fine dining in South Jersey.
Careme’s will open its doors to the public to celebrate the change of season during a Fall Celebration Dinner hosted by the American Vegan Society, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Academy of Culinary Arts students, under the instruction of Director of Culinary Operations Bruce Johns of Marmora, and Chef Educator Joseph Sheridan of Somers Point, will prepare and present the meal. The menu includes Roasted Eggplant Tapenade with Marinated Pepper Crostini, Vegetable Gumbo, Baby Beet and Frisee Salad with Fennel Orange Vinaigrette, Farro and Chick Pea Fritter Croutons; Southern Fried Tofu with Whipped Potatoes, Wilted Garlic Greens and Southern Country Gravy; and Stuffed French Toast with Maple Syrup Reduction and Spiced Stewed Fruit.
Cost to attend the dinner is $36 ($26 for student and low-income).
For information about AVS event menus, pricing and reservations, contact the American Vegan Society at 856-694-2887, or visit www.americanvegan.org; sign-ups after Nov. 7 are by phone only.
Careme’s Restaurant is located in M Building on the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Learn more about the ACA’s gourmet restaurant at www.atlantic.edu/aca, or call 609-343-4940 to make reservations for your next event.