Giants of Generosity, a Bergen County-based charitable organization, is holding its fourth annual Food & Wine Show on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Clinton Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 145 Dean Drive in Tenafly. Doors open at 1:00 pm.

The event will feature samplings from popular local restaurants and wineries, fine spirits and beer vendors, vendor tables selling their wares, a silent auction, and 50/50 raffle.

There will be a cooking demonstration by Chef Marcello of Marcello’s Ristorante in Suffern, New York who will also prepare a delicacy for guests from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Following the grand tasting, there will be live entertainment from the Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Tenafly, and a fast-paced cooking competition between two culinary students from Eastwick College.

Tickets for the fundraising event are $65 in advance ($75 at the door) and include access to the expo and vendors, cook-off, silent auction and entertainment. The winner of the 50/50 will be announced at the end of the show. Event tickets and raffle tickets are available online at The organization is a registered 501C3 non-profit. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extents of the law, and funds raised through the event will help families and individuals experiencing critical, life-altering situations.

Bring a Donation for Office of Concern Food Bank

Attendees are encouraged to bring bags of non-perishable foods as well as disposable diapers to be donated to the Office of Concern Food Bank in Englewood, New Jersey, which feeds more than 850 families a week.

D. Jane Albanese to be Honored

In honor of the organization’s upcoming tenth anniversary, Giants of Generosity will honor its founder and president, D. Jane Albanese as part of the event. She will share her thoughts and memories about some of the most heartwarming cases Giants of Generosity has taken on over the years.

Participating Restaurants

In addition to Marcello’s Ristorante, participating restaurants include Axia and Sayola in Tenafly, Blue Moon Mexican CafĂ©, and The Melting Pot in Westwood.

Food & Wine Show 2017 is sponsored by BMW of Tenafly and Englewood Cliffs Cadillac. For ad journal or additional sponsorship inquiries, contact D. Jane Albanese at 201-567-2622 or

Giants of Generosity

Giants of Generosity (GOG), founded in 2007 by D. Jane Albanese, is a registered 501(C)3 organization based in Cresskill, New Jersey. Its mission is t