There’s nothing like finding the perfect wine to compliment a meal. However, acquiring the two can be difficult.

To combat that problem, NACE’s Philadelphia/South Jersey/Delaware Chapter is offering an educational evening that will give you the knowledge you need to be an excellent sommelier.

The event, taking place Feb. 10 at the Camden County Boathouse in Pennsauken Township, N.J., will be led by chef Jerry Edwards, CPCE. Edwards is the owner of Chef’s Expression Catering and Consulting Maryland. In 2007, he was inducted into the NACE Hall of Fame, an award that has been given to only six other people in 48 years.

Food will be provided by Sensational Host and Ernest & Julio Gallo Winery has donated the wine. The company is working with Edwards to create tantalizing pairings. Signature martins will also be featured.

Make sure to mark Feb. 10 in your calendars! Being so close to Valentine’s Day, the event is sure to give you some excellent dining ideas. Register now before tickets sell out. 

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  


After several months of renovations, the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge is now open as the Alloy – King of Prussia, a DoubleTree by Hilton.


Due to COVID-19, non-essential travel was, or has been, banned for months. Long anticipated trips and in-person gatherings were canceled and people have adjusted to the new normal: staying at home and meeting over Zoom. However, states have been slowly lifting restrictions, and non-essential travel will soon be happening across the country again. However, some may not be as comfortable with the thought of traveling as they were before the pandemic.