TASTE
New Orleans
Sep 30-Oct 1, 2017

Events

Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation

Friday, September 30, 2016
6:30pm Cocktail & Tasting Reception
7:30pm Dinner

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
Alex Guarnaschelli
Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
Alex Guarnaschelli
Butter, New York City
Justin Devillier
Local Star
James Beard Award Winner
Justin Devillier
La Petite Grocery, New Orleans
Brett Gauthier
Pastry Chef
Brett Gauthier
Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group,
New Orleans
Eric Damidot
Host Chef
Eric Damidot
Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
 Mark Romig
Guest Emcee
Mark Romig
President and CEO, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp.
Reception will feature tastings by
Nina Compton
Nina Compton
Compere Lapin, New Orleans
Michael Gulotta
Michael Gulotta
MoPho, New Orleans
Phillip Lopez
Phillip Lopez
Root, New Orleans
Slade Rushing
Slade Rushing
Brennan’s, New Orleans
Isaac Toups
Isaac Toups
Toups Meatery, New Orleans

Co-Chairs
Ralph and Susan Brennan, Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group; Co-Owners, Brennan’s New Orleans
Adam Sachs, Editor-in-Chief, SAVEUR
Michael Smith, General Manager, Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Terry and Kathleen White, Co-Owners, Brennan’s New Orleans

The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of New Orleans's finest chefs. Then you'll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by All-Star Alex Guarnaschelli, Local Star Justin Devillier, Pastry Chef Brett Gauthier, and Host Chef Eric Damidot. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.

Click here for tickets! For more information on events or local sponsorship in New Orleans, please contact Liz Bodet at lizbodet@gmail.com or 504.583.5550.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2017, local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.

Local Partners:

Sur La Table

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events!
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00am-3:00pm
Sur La Table
Perkins Rowe
10202 Perkins Rowe
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

JBF Award Winner Alex Guarnaschelli<br>Butter, NYC<br>
12:00 pm
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Alex Guarnaschelli
Butter, NYC
Jay D's Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
12:30 pm
Barbecue Sauce Tasting
jayducote.com
Jay D's Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
Jay Ducote<br> Competitor on<i> Food Network Star, Cutthroat Kitchen,</i> and <i>Masterchef</i>, Baton Rouge, LA
2:00 pm
Cooking Demonstration
Jay Ducote
Competitor on Food Network Star, Cutthroat Kitchen, and Masterchef, Baton Rouge, LA



Kitchen space is limited for chef demonstrations. These cooking demonstrations are now sold out. Please contact RSVPSLTPerkinsRowe@gmail.com to be added to the waitlist.


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