Perth Amboy Chef Honored at NJ Culinary Awards Gathering

Personal chef Thomas Anastasio, who is well known in the culinary community in NJ, was presented with the NJ Culinary Achievement Award at a ceremony on Saturday, November 11. The award was voted on by members of the NJ Culinary Society and it is designed to bring light to individuals who have showed a “sustained […]

Read article / November 13th, 2017

Thomas Anastasio & Jen Borker Wedding Announcement!

Well, it’s official, I finally popped the question to the amazing Jen Borker and she said yes! We are so excited to share this wonderful news with our family and friends. As many of you know, Jen and I have been together since senior year of high school and I finally decide after all these […]

Read article / October 4th, 2017

Places to Go in Perth Amboy

 Thomas Anastasio’s Guide for Places to Go in Perth Amboy A few months ago I made a post about the best restaurants in Perth Amboy so this time I would like to focus on some non food related locations in my wonderful hometown. Many people wouldn’t consider Perth Amboy to be a tourist destination but […]

Read article / August 2nd, 2017

Thomas Anastasio of Perth Amboy Wins Culinary Award

I’m excited to announce that I’ve won the Golden Frying Pan Award! It’s an unexpected honor for sure. The old saying goes, “When you love what you do, you never work a day in your life.” Winning the occasional award never hurts either! You can read the press mention here: Thomas Anastasio of Perth Amboy Wins […]

Read article / April 10th, 2017

Thomas Anastasio’s Best Places to Eat in Perth Amboy, NJ

Thomas Anastasio’s Guide to Restaurants in Perth Amboy, NJ Although I have tried restaurants all over the world in my travels as a professional chef, Perth Amboy, NJ will always be the town I call home, and it boasts some impressive restaurants of its own. I thought I would take some time to highlight some […]

Read article / March 20th, 2017