Saturday, May 12, 2012
Co-founders and chefs create new menu with lighter fare and bold flavors.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Salt Creek Grille is pleased to present a new menu with fresh lighter fare, an emphasis on local farms and products, and bold flavors unique to this 14-year-old landmark. The new direction was spearheaded by veteran restaurateurs and co-founder’s Tim McCune and Pete Truxaw. First rolled out at the Salt Creek Grille’s California sites - Dana Point and El Segundo - the exciting menu has received rave reviews from both loyal guests and first-time patrons. The new offerings are now in place at both New Jersey locations - Rumson and Princeton. The menu continues to center around the restaurant’s trademark natural, authentic Mesquite wood fired grill and award-winning wine list. “We are very proud of our scratch kitchen approach which we feel …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Local shops and artists
The Rumson Education Foundation's held its annual a La Cart Kitchen Tour on Wednesday. Patch stopped by the Salt Creek Grille where tickets were being sold to check out the vendor showcase where about 10 artists and shop keepers offered their merchandise to tour goers. We spotted Christine from Shutters and Donna and Leigh from Bain's Outdoor Living, displaying their shops' wares. We also met Brigitte Crowley of Pixie Paige with her gorgeous and adorable handmade aprons. Also showcasing her work was Doreen Catena who crafts canvases, furniture, floor coverings and coasters from used billboards. Love the modern look. Shayne Wolfe of Ink in Sea Bright (inside Cocotay Boutique) was on hand with her papery gifts and handbags. We might have to …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The bi-annual kitchen tour will return on Thursday, May 10.
Nine of Rumson’s most beautiful kitchens will be on display later this week to raise money for the Rumson Education Foundation. Thursday, May 10 will mark the foundation’s ninth bi-annual kitchen tour. Coordinated by co-chairs Katie Shanley and Terry Stankovitz, the foundation is working with numerous local businesses to enhance these kitchens with food, tablescapes, and floral designs. “The homes this year are very different,” explained Rumson Education Foundation President Maura Abad Lowe. “We have some homes this year that are Indian/Asian inspired, some British cottage-y, a couple French designed kitchens and some transitional/modern homes too.” Another difference this year is the Vendor Showcase that will take place at Salt Creek …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The four-course Beer Tasting Dinner we feature Atlantic Highlands craft beer company Carton Brewing.
A local Sous Chef will combine his passion for craft beer with his passion for cooking during a four-course Beer Tasting Dinner. With its last Beer Tasting Dinner named a success, the Salt Creek Grille has decided to try it again with another locally made beer. This year’s Beer Tasting Dinner, will be created by Salt Creek Grille Sous Chef Michael Keating and Executive Chef Bob Belt. The beer chosen for this dinner is from Carton Brewing, an Atlantic Highland craft beer company. The menu for the beer tasting is as follows: First Course: Marinated Skirt Steak, Caramelized Onions, Toasted Brioche with Asiago paired with Boat Beer-Session Ale. Second Course: Thai Spiced Crab Cake, Lemongrass Aioli and Fried Ginger paired with 077XX – East …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Salt Creek Grille will hold their 2012 Anniversary Wine and Martini Tasting Fundraiser to benefit the Count Basie Theater Performing Arts Academy.
For the ninth year in a row, the Salt Creek Grille is supporting a local charity while celebrating their many years of operation in Rumson. The Count Basie Theater Performing Arts Academy has been named the selected charity for the 2012 Anniversary Wine and Martini Tasting Fundraiser. Taking place on Thursday, March 29 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m., the Academy will recieve 100% of the profits from the night’s event to further expand workshops and classes offered to over 1,400 community students interested in the arts each year. Event attendees will enjoy premiere wine from six different wine vendors, specialty martinis, hors d’oeuvres, pasta, carving stations, cheeses from Sickles Market and a raw bar provided by Lusty Lobster. In addition to…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Businesses with power fed hundreds of residents without it. Businesses with outages lost food and revenue.
After Irene swept across the East Coast thousands were left without electricity. Some business owners in Rumson and Fair Haven are thankful for their power; others not so fortunate are starting to feel the pressure. “We are glad to have had power through the whole storm,” said Steve Bidgood, owner of Salt Creek Grill in Rumson. “We got to feed a lot of people who didn’t have power on Sunday and Monday night.” Salt Creek Grill was one of the few businesses in Rumson that maintained power through Irene’s rage. Bidgood opened the doors to his restaurant Sunday night and served about 400 dinners to locals who had no power. “Most of my staff was able to make it in,” Bidgood said. “I had to pick up a few staff members in Red Bank since the …
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Salt Creek Grille gunning for best of 6 categories.
Now is the time to vote for the best of the best on APP.com in their annual best of the best awards. The task is simple: Go to bestof.app.com, select a category ranging from best accountant to best yoga studio to best wine selection, and vote for your favorite by giving the name and location. Salt Creek Grille in Rumson is gunning to win best brunch, banquet facilities, happy hour, steak house, ribs and wines selection. While you are there, also put a vote in for other Rumson and Fair Haven businesses. The deadline to vote for your favorites is July 31, 2011.