We created the original Supper Club concept for a social culinary experience right here in Rocky Harbour. It is an unforgettable evening, where six to 10 people may be seated and enjoy a five-course, chef’s choice gourmet meal. Upon arrival, we’ll talk through a group level of comfort with COVID and complete contact tracing information. (Our COVID-19 policy is available for review at www.javajacks.ca.) You will then enjoy some “welcome” cocktails and a light bite appetizer. Thereafter, you find the menu at your seat. The chef will present each of the five courses to you and share a little about the food and why it is today’s choice. The guests can ask the chef, from Newfoundland Labrador, anything they wish.
Additionally, this experience has been expanded into a Supper Club Culinary and Sleepover Retreat at the Java Jack’s B&B. Guests can take in the Supper Club experience, continue to sip their wine, watch the spectacular sunset, and stay the night, waking to a wonderful breakfast.
Colleen and Leslie Hiscock are your hosts for Supper Club at Java Jack’s. They are delighted to welcome you to Rocky Harbour and the Gros Morne region and look forward to creating for you an experience that you will talk about for many years to come.
In late 2015, Colleen and Les decided they had had enough of the big city life and headed back to Newfoundland to enjoy the stunning views, the ocean and mountains, the fresh air, and a slower pace. Together, they own and operate Java Jack’s Restaurant & Gallery as well as the Java Jack’s Bed & Breakfast just up the street from the restaurant. They developed a customized line of delicious gourmet preserves & spreads and coffee gift sets found in many gift stores around the province and online.
Colleen is a city girl, growing up on the east coast in St. John’s. She spent some 30+ years as a food scientist developing food products for grocery and fast-food restaurants. She is the head chef for Java Jack’s and Supper Club NL.
Les spent a career in manufacturing in maintenance and engineering in the mining, auto, and food production industries. He is now ‘at home’, hailing from the neighboring community of Norris Point. His family roots are deep here. In fact, the lighthouse at Lobster Cove Head, now a National Historic site, is significant to him. His mother was born in that lighthouse, lived on the grounds, and played in the gardens.
They live in the community of Rocky Harbour where there is a view at every turn and boast that the commute to work, that is, the restaurant and B&B, is just three minutes. There are no traffic lights or rush hour traffic to contend with, only wildlife.