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Beignet Fest Announces Full Menu for Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Sarah Hugg Centorino, Gambel Communications
504.324.4242 (o) | 504.232.9926 (c) sara.hugg@gambelpr.com

 

Beignet Fest Announces Full Menu for Festival
More than 20 sweet & savory beignet-inspired creations from NOLA favorites will be featured

 

New Orleans, LA (September 12, 2017) - The 2nd Annual Beignet Fest, which will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10AM - 6PM at the Festival Grounds at City Park, is proud to unveil its full menu. Additionally, this year's festival features a menu and map with details about each vendor and their food offerings, available online and displayed at the festival.

"This year, Beignet Fest will offer over 20 different dishes based on the iconic beignet," said Festival Founder and Event Producer Sherwood Collins. "With some AMAZING new dishes along with last year's favorites, we know that there will be something for everyone at this year's Beignet Fest!"

This year's festival boasts the following:
• Café Beignet: Traditional Beignets
• Café Maspero: Beignet Fries
• Girls Gone Vegan: Vegan Gluten-Free Beignets, Vegan Gluten-Free Donuts, Vegan Gluten-Free Brownies
• Howlin' Wolf Den: Award-Winning Bacon and Cheddar Beignets with Chipotle Crema
• Jambalaya Girl: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
• Legacy Kitchen: Crawfish Beignets
• Loretta's Authentic Pralines: Praline Beignets, Chocolate Praline Beignets, Crabmeat Beignets, Hamburger/Hot Sausage Beignets
• Luca Eats: Oreo Beignets
• New Orleans Coffee & Beignet Co.: Traditional Beignets, Beignet Bites
• Old School Eats: Blueberry Compote and Whipped Goat Cheese-Stuffed Beignets, Beignets with Candied Bacon Crumble and Apple Bourbon Sausage
• Royal House: Gulf Fish Beignets
• The Ruby Slipper Café: Cochon Beignets, Bananas Foster Beignets, Tasso Crème Beignets
• SNO-LA: Beignet Snoballs, Café Crème Snoballs
• Zippy Fruit Company: Pirate Beignet Crumbles, Fresh Fruit Cones, Smoothie Pops

This year, revelers will have a chance to vote for their favorite traditional, non-traditional sweet and savory beignets in a Best Beignet contest. Also, celebrity judges will pick a Best Beignet overall.

Once again, proceeds from the festival will benefit the Tres Doux Foundation with a mission to celebrate, embrace and enhance the lives of children with developmental delays and disabilities by presenting them as whole beings, and to support organizations that do the same.

Ochsner Hospital for Children will present the Kids' Village - complete with sensory friendly activities, as well as fun for all children. Other Beignet Fest sponsors can be found at www.beignetfest.com.

For more information about Beignet Fest, visit www.beignetfest.com or connect with Beignet Fest on Facebook and Instagram (@BeignetFest) (#BeignetFest).

Editor's Note: A copy of the Map Menu may be found via this Dropbox link and on the website.

About Beignet Fest: Beignet Fest celebrates New Orleans' most iconic dessert: the beignet. From traditional sweet treats to savory delicacies that feature seafood, cheese and more, the 2nd Annual Beignet Fest is serving up the best beignets in the South on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Proceeds from Beignet Fest will benefit the Tres Doux Foundation, which makes grants to nonprofits serving children with developmental delays.

About Tres Doux Foundation: The mission of the Tres Doux Foundation is to celebrate, embrace and enhance the lives of children with developmental delays and disabilities by presenting them as whole beings, and to support organizations that do the same.