Events / Taste America

Taste America: New Orleans

Join us for a night of culinary stars!

Fri, October 06, 2017

6:30 PM
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
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Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

6:30 PM Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:30 PM Dinner
Cocktail Attire
 

Dinner Menu Created by

ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Rocco DiSpirito
Author of Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious and Healthy Lifestyle Crusader

LOCAL STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Rebecca Wilcomb
Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant, New Orleans 

HOST CHEFS
John Folse and James Beard Award Winner Rick Tramonto
Restaurant R’evolution, New Orleans 

PASTRY SERVICE presented by
Mike Regua
Antoine’s Restaurant, New Orleans

BREAD SERVICE presented by
Kelly Fields
Willa Jean, New Orleans


Reception Tastings Created by

James Beard Award Winner Zachary Engel
Shaya, New Orleans 

Kristin Essig and Michael Stoltzfus
Coquette, New Orleans

Nick Lama
Avo, New Orleans

Michael Sichel
Galatoire's, New Orleans

Martha Wiggins
Sylvain, New Orleans

James Beard Award Winner Arnaud's French 75


Co-Chairs

Marv Ammari, CEO, Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts

Katy Casbarian, Co-Proprietor, Arnaud's Restaurant 

Alfred Groos, General Manager, Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Octavio Mantilla, Co-Owner, Restaurant August 

Melvin Rodrigue, President and CEO, Galatoire's Restaurants

Emcee Eric Paulsen, WWL-TV

 

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Menu

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Related Info

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, 2018 local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.

 

LOCAL PARTNER

 

LOCAL MEDIA PARTNER

SPECIAL THANKS