Monmouth Park will host the Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off this
weekend, where restaurants from around New
Jersey will compete to see who is the best crab cake
creator as voted by the fans. Competitors include Bahr’s Landing, Bacon on
Wheels, Ben’s BBQ & Catering, My Two Sons, Harvest Specialty, and Ike’s
Crab Cakes. Patrons will be able to vote at the judge’s tent on both days,
where they can also enter to win gift certificates to various restaurants. The
winner of the cook off will be announced at the end of the day on Sunday. The
competition will add to a full weekend of events at Monmouth Park,
including live racing each day.
the crab cake cookers, there will be a variety of crafters and vendors at the
park, such as Wild Bill’s old fashioned soda pop, Designer Diva, Nancy’s Candys and more.
There will also be live music on both days of the festival as BethAnne Clayton
performs on Saturday. After the Reign will perform on Sunday with Family Fun
Day in full swing, which features pony rides, face painting, bounce houses, and
other family friendly activities.
Gates open at 11:30 a.m. and the first race is
set for 12:50 p.m. on both days of the festival.