FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Historic New Orleans Collection
Scholars and Chefs to Discuss Cultural, Historical Significance of Pralines
WHO: The Historic New Orleans Collection and Dillard University's Ray Charles Program and Institute for the Study of Culinary Cultures
WHAT: Creole Sweet: The
Praline and Its World
Reception and one-day forum
Friday, June 8, 2012
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Registration: 8 a.m.; Sessions: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., French Quarter
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., French Quarter
HOW: Registration is required, and rates are $50 per person or $35 for Dillard faculty, THNOC members and students. Call (504) 523-4662 or visit www.hnoc.org to register.
The Historic New Orleans Collection and Dillard University for Creole Sweet, a day-long forum
featuring talks and panel discussions on the vending, production and
consumption of the quintessential Louisiana candy and its cousins. The culinary
journey will wend its way from Mexico to Jamaica, from Puerto Rico to the
Pelican State, and into praline-loving households worldwide.
The forum will open with a keynote address by culinary historian Jessica Harris and will feature distinguished speakers such as Fany Gerson, Nicole Taylor, Susan Tucker and Patrick Dunne.
For more information or to register, call
(504) 523-4662 or visit www.hnoc.org.
About The Collection
Founded in 1966, The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. For more information about The Historic New Orleans Collection, please visit www.hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662.
The Historic New Orleans Collection - Preserving our Past for a Brighter Future.