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Food and Wine dinner at Bettini Restaurant
August 4, 2024

An Evening with Celebrity Chef Pat Neely

Harbor View Hotel
5:00 PM

An Evening with Celebrity Chef Pat Neely

Sunday, August 4, 2024 at 5 pm

Join us at Bettini Restaurant for an unforgettable start to the 22nd Annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival with an exquisite dining experience. Guest Chef Pat Neely, a renowned American restaurateur, television personality, and author, will collaborate with Harbor View Hotel’s Executive Chef Juan Martinez to craft an exceptional evening.

Begin the evening with a flute of bubbly and delectable appetizers, followed by a sumptuous four-course menu complemented by carefully selected wine pairings. Chef Neely’s distinctive Southern cuisine will blend harmoniously with the bounty of Martha’s Vineyard, promising a delicious culinary journey. Wine selections will be made by sommelier and owner of Urban Grape, TJ Douglas, in collaboration with Harbor View Hotel’s Sommelier, Francisco Chagolla.

The festival draws film enthusiasts and artists globally to celebrate outstanding feature, documentary, and short films created by and featuring African Americans from around the world. Embracing diversity and the arts, this exclusive dining experience with Chef Pat Neely offers a unique and delightful culinary highlight in the heart of Martha’s Vineyard’s vibrant summer season.


WHEN: Sunday, August 4, 2024

TIME: 5:00 PM

WHERE: Bettini Restaurant at Harbor View Hotel

PRICE: $300 per person (tax and gratuity included) and prix-fixe four-course dinner with wine pairings.

Seating is limited. Reservations are required. 

To make a reservation, please call 508-627-3761, email, or book on Open Table.

A portion of the proceeds will support FoodCorps’ mission of partnering with schools and communities to nourish kids’ health, education, and sense of belonging.

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Cancellation Policy: Payment is due at the time of booking. Cancellations must be received before Friday, July 19, 2024 to receive a refund. For parties greater than 6, refunds will be less a 10% fee per person. After July 19th, reservations are non-refundable.

Thank you to our Liquor Partner, Martignetti Companies.

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About Pat Neely

Pat Neely is a well-known American restaurateur, television personality, and author. He co-owns the famous Neely’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. He also co-hosted two popular Food Network television programs, “Down Home with the Neelys” and “Road Tasted with the Neelys.” The show “Down Home” achieved the highest ratings for a debut within the Food Network’s “In the Kitchen” series, which airs on weekend mornings.

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About TJ Douglas

TJ, along with his wife, Hadley, is the founder of The Urban Grape, an award-winning wine store in the South End neighborhood of Boston. The store concept is simple, but revolutionary – Drink Progressively. The store’s proprietary Progressive Scale system organizes wine by its body, instead of by varietal or region.

The Urban Grape has become one of the most successful independently-owned wine stores in the country as a result, and was named the United States Small Business of the Year in 2021. The Urban Grape is also a 4-time Top 100 Wine Retail Store in America winner, a 2-time Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Nominee, a 5-time ICIC Inner City 100 winner, and a 6-time Best of Boston winner. The store has been nationally profiled in Food & WineThe New York TimesNPRWine Spectator, and Wine Enthusiast, among others. TJ and Hadley were named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2021. In 2023, TJ was a Wine Enthusiast Future 40 winner.

TJ Douglas, Sommelier & Owner of Urban Grape.

About Martignetti Companies

Martignetti Companies is the leading distributor of premier wines and spirits in New England and the sixth-largest distributor in the United States. For over 30 years, Bettini Restaurant and Harbor View Hotel have relied on Martignetti Companies to deliver the highest quality service and products. Martignetti offers a full selection of popular, premium, and artisanal wines and spirits, and its knowledgeable team has enabled us to provide an impressive selection to our guests.

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