Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Operation Jersey Shore Santa plans to drive a truck full of donations down to Oklahoma.
Cinderella Bridals of Matawan will serve as a donation collection center for the people of Oklahoma who were devastated by a two-mile wide Tornado. The collection is being orchestrated by Operation Jersey Shore Santa (OJSS), a charitable organization that was launched by Brick resident Jackie O'Leary to collect toys and clothes for families who lost everything during Hurricane Sandy. They will accept donations through Sunday and plan to pack a moving truck full of donations on Monday, according to the OJSS Facebook. They suggest donating: Cinderella Bridals is located in The Marketplace at 443 Route 34 in Matawan. Items can be dropped off during the following hours: For a full list of donation sites throughout Monmouth County, visit the …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Experience firsthand the beauty, relaxation and tranquility found in the many forms water gardens can take, including ponds, waterfalls, streams, fountains and pools at Grounds Keeper in Matawan.
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Dental Receptionst A local dentist that offers dental surgery services is seeking an experienced dental receptionist to work at their office full-time. Voice and Data Engineer TGC Global is seeking a full-time voice and data engineer for a client located in Matawan who can ensure the stable operation of the in-house computer network, telephony and telecommunications infrastructure. Food Service Director Victoria Healtch Care is seeking a food service director to implement and maintain effective and efficient systems to operate the dietary department and provide food service to residents in a cost effective and efficient manner. Social Worker Stress Care of New Jersey is looking for full-time social workers and psychiatrists to work at …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too. This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for..." where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Pizza Hut has openings on all levels, from starting to managerial.
Pizza Hut is looking to hire several new staff members for their Matawan location on Matawan Road. All employees, according to the listings, should be upbeat and personable with a desire to offer customers an excellent experience. Click the name of a specific position for more information and to apply. Manager Pizza Hut is seeking a manager who has at least two years of experience managing experience in the restaurant or retail industry. The manager should be a natural leader who wants to create a great workplace for his or her team. Shift Manager If you are looking to take your career to the next level, becoming a shift manager might be the right step for you. A shift manager must be honest, energetic and approachable as well as have …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Casaburi is a Colts Neck native and also the owner of Let's YO! Yogurt.
Don't you wish your boss could walk in your shoes for just one day? Eric Casaburi, Colts Neck native and Retro Fitness founder, will do just that with his employees. In an episode of "Undercover Boss" to air Friday night on CBS, Casaburi will experience the jobs of his employees by going undercover in one of his 90 Retro Fitness locations. Casaburi will work in sales with an employee named Megan, take over the front desk from an employee named Jacqueline and tackle tasks with a general manager named Ivette, according to the show's website. Several previews of the upcoming episode, some showing Casaburi's frustration with at least one employee, are available on the CBS website. The episode is scheduled to air April 26 at 8 p.m.
Monday, April 22, 2013
The vegan bakery got to serve a variety of their cupcakes during a People's Choice Award after party.
Papa Ganache of Matawan out-baked the competition during The Food Network's Cupcake Wars, earning the vegan bakery $10,000 and the opportunity to feed hungry stars at the People Choice Awards after party. Papa Ganache faced off against 21 Cakes of Arizona, Sweet Magnolia Bakery of Minnesota and Sweet Dreamery Desserts of Los Angeles in hopes of winning over the judges with their creative recipes and artistic presentation. There were three rounds of competition with one bakery eliminated at a time. In the final round, Papa Ganache and Sweet Magnolia Bakery were the only two left standing. They were challenged with baking 1,000 cupcakes in two hours and arranging them on a platform they designed for the after party. With three sparkling …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Don't miss the episode of Cupcake Wars featuring Matawan's very own Papa Ganache tonight.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Food Network reality show competition challenged four participating bakeries to make the best cupcake for the People's Choice Awards.
Life sure is sweet for vegan bakery Papa Ganache on Main Street in Matawan. The popular baked good and lunch spot was invited to compete on The Food Network's "Cupcake Wars" and challenged to face off against three other bakeries from around the country. Papa Ganache owner Lisa Siroti was first contacted by the show last summer when she was asked to submit an audition tape. "We sent it in and the producers loved us. They invited us to go to war," she said with a laugh. Although they knew the show was interested, they didn't know when or which challenge they would be asked to participate in. In early November, however, Papa Ganache got the call to battle. "It was all in the middle of Hurricane Sandy," Siroti said, noting that the two …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The state agency says the pizzeria declared bankruptcy.
Enzo's Pizza Restaurant was reopened late on Thursday, April 4 after the property was seized only a day earlier by the New Jersey Division of Taxation. According to Bill Quinn, of the New Jersey Division of Taxation, the pizzeria has an outstanding balance of $350,672.77 in unpaid taxes, including sales tax, corporate tax and employer withholder tax. "On Thursday, April 4 they filed a bankruptcy peitition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court," Quinn said. "When they do that, we can't do any further collection efforts against them pending the outcome of their bankruptcy case." Enzo's is being represented by Allen Gorski, an attorney specializing in bankruptcy and debtors with Teich Groh. Customers of the popular pizzeria were alerted of the …