RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH: The Committed Pig
Why The Committed Pig?
The Committed Pig restaurant is an award-winning restaurant with three NJ locations in Morristown, Manasquan, and Summit. Starting back in 2009, after the worst economic crash in America, partners Jeryy Rotunno and Tony Monteiro opened their first restaurant in Summit, NJ. But, it wasn’t until the opening of their 2nd and 3rd locations that Jerry’s vision of “The Committed Pig,” restaurant came to life. “The instant success focused on contemporary comfort food, highlighting gourmet burgers and an á la carte brunch,” as mentioned in their story online.
The Committed Pig Awards
Here is a list of just some of the awarded titles that The Committed Pig has earned:
One of the top 3 burgers in NJ from NJ.com
One of the top 3 burgers overall in Health and Life Magazine
One of NJ’s 25 best restaurants and dishes of 2015 on NJ.com
One of New Theory’s top 5 All-American Restaurants in New Jersey
One of the Thrillist’s top 18 Best Restaurants in New Jersey
Noted as a favorite place to eat by the New York Jets
The Committed Pig aka “The Burger & Pancake House”
The Committed Pig restaurant is also known as the Burger & Pancake House. Famous for their delicious variety of burgers and full-service brunch offered everyday till 5pm. Having kid-friendly food options while meeting the needs of the ultimate food-critic when if comes to taste.
The Baked Brie burger is highly recommended if it’s your first time at The Committed Pig. If you’re feeling adventurous and willing to explore, it’s truly your best bet! Something about the creamy brie, bacon, and figs added to the burger that leave you wanting more. Or try it as a panini on their balthazar pian au levain (gluten-free bread options are also available).
“The best way to describe the difference between involvement and commitment is “bacon & eggs.”
The chicken is involved but the pig is committed. Which one are you?”
Brunch At The Committed Pig
If you’re stopping by for Brunch, make sure to start with their fresh squeezed orange juice or mimosa. Hot chocolate topped with whipped cream may seem more fitting for the kids. The brunch menu is offered everyday until 5pm at The Committed Pig and includes: an avocado omelette, a breakfast quesadilla, a croque madam, and more!
Now, if eggs, bacon, and cheese are not your definition of an all-time scrumptious breakfast and you’re craving something on the sweeter side… The Committed Pig has exactly what you want! Who wouldn’t want to indulge in warm – freshly made cookie dough or red velvet pancakes?
Still not satisfied? Try their crunchy style french toast or go straight for the one that’s stuffed with nutella and topped with fresh strawberries and powdered sugar.
The Committed Pig restaurant is a place you’ll want to visit! Famous for their contemporary food selection and laid-back atmosphere, it’s the perfect “comfort-food” restaurant. Bring your friends or your family and relax while enjoying One of NJ’s Best Restaurants (according to NJ.com).
***All photo credits in this article go to TheCommittedPig.com