Plates for Parks 2019 Thank You & Upcoming Events

On behalf of the Jersey City Parks Coalition, we’d like to thank those that attended the kick-off Plates for Parks dinner at Jersey City’s Reservoir #3. It was a magical evening!

Please see photo link:

We hope you’ll be able to attend future dinner or brunch events, one per month through October each in a unique Jersey City park setting. Our host chefs will create a truly wonderful dining experience for their guests!

Here’s the schedule:

The Reservoir            5/18
Van Vorst Park          6/15
Lincoln Park              7/20
Washington Park     8/10
Triangle Park**        9/28
Bayside Park**       10/26

Dinners are 6 pm – 8 pm
** Brunches are 12 pm – 2pm

Tickets are available for purchase from the Brown Paper Tickets link below:


We are grateful for all those that helped make our first event a success. Special thanks to Inserra ShopRite, Chef’s Warehouse, Laura Skolar Gamarello of Liberty Realty , THE SKOLAR GROUP, James Kroll of Citizens Bank, Kobricks Coffee and Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs for sponsoring this event.

We thank our event organizers: Hospitality courtesy of Alex Sartoga | Chef, Garden Steaks and Haven House. Logo and graphic design by Catalina Aranguren| Mira Prinz-Arey | Jersey City Parks Coalition City Liaison and Chef Mory Thomas | Square 1 Community Eatery. We also thank our prep and serving staff: Lisa, Chris, Jaheim and Richard.

Event photography & videography by Kelle Colyer-Brown of WhatKelleSaw photography and Roger L. Brown of RLB Photography.

Flowers courtesy of BeLa Blooms by Allison.

We appreciate our Reservoir Alliance Volunteers: Joel Naatus, Patrick Ambrossi, Steven Suarez.

Thanks again for your support of our parks.
Hope you enjoy all they have to offer!

Laura Skolar-Gamarello
President, Jersey City Parks Coalition