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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 21 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Oct 21, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Backyard Grooves

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 21 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for Grammy Award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling… more

Dim Sum Brunch at…

Oct 21, 2017
Sister to Gulotta’s acclaimed MOPHO, Maypop located in downtown’s… more

Double Dose

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

East of the…

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Houmas House Presents…

Oct 21 - 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour.… more

Krewe of BOO! Parade…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
This spooktacular Halloween event is unlike any other parade in the world and… more

Magazine St. Art…

Oct 21, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for Ballet Hispanico! Led by… more

NOLA Cochon de Lait…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
The First Annual NOLA Cochon de Lait Festival will take place on October 21,… more

NOLA Mac n Cheese…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for the 1st Annual Mac N Cheese Fest. The inaugural Festival will… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Saenger Theatre…

Oct 21 - 28, 2017
Plan your escape to the new musical comedy getaway ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE!… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 21 - Nov 18, 2017
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel.… more

The Historic New…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The House of Groove

Oct 21, 2017
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 21 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

SoFAB Introduces New Spring Cooking Classes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts:
Gita Shonek / Lauren Busch
Brustman Carrino Public Relations
bcpr@brustmancarrinopr.com
305.573.0658

NEW ORLEANS, LA
- The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) has just introduced its spring lineup of cooking classes including the brand new Taste of Louisiana: Cajun Cuisine - an exploration of the cooking and foodways of Louisiana's Cajun culture. These unique three-course lunch demonstrations offer an in-depth look into how to create delicious traditional dishes that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Participants will receive recipes to take home, as well as insider tips to make them easier for home chefs. All classes take place in the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air and are presented by Elizabeth (Liz) Williams, SoFAB Founder and President, and Jyl Benson, SoFAB Culinary Programming Director. The atmosphere is relaxed, fun, and friendly and guests are encouraged to seek advice on cooking, dining, and local interests from the instructors. Classes are running now through June 1, 2017. Schedule and menus follow.

Taste of Louisiana: Cajun Cuisine
Every other Thursday, 11AM - 1PM
($50 per person)

  • Macques Choux with Tasso
  • Cajun Gumbo with Dark Roux, Andouille and Chicken, served with Louisiana Long-Grain Rice
  • Gateau de Sirop (Cajun spice cake with cane syrup)
  • Iced Tea with Lemon
Taste of New Orleans: Creole Italian
Every other Thursday, 11AM - 1PM ($40 per person)
Italian Olive Salad with Fresh Lemon
Creole Red Gravy (made with a roux) with Sweet Italian Sausage and Pasta
  • Made-to-Order Snowballs with flavored syrups and sweet condiments
  • Garlic bread
  • Iced Tea with Lemon

Taste of New Orleans: A Creole Lunch

Mondays 11AM - 1PM
($40 per person)
Salad of Vine-Ripened Tomatoes with Hard-Boiled Eggs, Scallions, and Creole Remoulade Sauce
  • Creole Jambalaya with Chicken, Sausage, and Vine-Ripened Tomatoes
  • Bananas Foster Flambé served over Vanilla Ice Cream
  • French bread with butter
  • Iced Tea with Lemon

Special dietary needs can be accommodated with 48 hours advance notice. Admission and a guided private tour of the Southern Food & Beverage Museum led by Liz Williams are included in the ticket price. There is a discounted price for SoFAB Members, Please purchase your tickets at least 48 hours in advance. For more information or to reserve space, visit www.southernfood.org or call (504) 267-7490.

 

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