Plate of food featuring salmon tartare and avocado
Chef and Restaurant Benefit Dinners

Madison Beach Hotel


December 18, 2025

Madison Beach Hotel Madison, CT

Join us for the culmination celebration on Jacques’ actual 90th birthday in his hometown! The Madison Beach Hotel in Connecticut will host the ultimate birthday bash. Details forthcoming.


  • Ocean views and cool breezes
  • “Beach Chic” attire recommended; bowties welcome
  • Champagne cocktail served on arrival
  • 5-course fine-dining menu with wine pairings


Chef Mo Jalil

Mo Jalil

Executive Chef, The Madison Beach Hotel

Classically trained at the Notre Dame Culinary School in Jerusalem and Le Cordon Bleu, Paris, Mo Jalil has been honing his craft for nearly forty years. His creative fusion of international cuisines is the result of a career that spans Asia, Europe, Africa and the United States. From the five-star American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem to the Maxwell House in New York, and the Connecticut Shoreline, Mo has worked and trained with the best. Before joining Madison Beach Hotel, he served as the Executive Production Chef for Connecticut’s leading catering company. Mo’s cuisine is recognized not only for flavor but also for creative presentation.