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Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 30 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 30, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 30 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

Heart of the House

Mar 30, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Heart of the House puts the spotlight on House… more

Jazz in the Park 1st…

Mar 30 - Apr 2, 2017
Join us for the 1st Annual Treme Crab Festival! Festival go-ers will experience… more

Lilith in Loa…

Mar 30, 2017
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 30 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 30 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

RAW: New Orleans =…

Mar 30 - 30, 2017
Join us @ RAW: New Orleans for a local creative explosion of film, fashion,… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 30 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

SoFAB’s New Spring…

Mar 30 - Jun 1, 2017
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) has just introduced its spring… more

Thursdays at Twilight…

Mar 30 - 30, 2017
This very popular series with an array of musicians and Mint Juleps will… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Mar 31 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 31 - Apr 1, 2017
Join us for Hogs for the Cause, the nation’s premier fundraiser for… more

Jazz in the Park…

Mar 31 - 31, 2017
Join us for a fundraiser featuring two of the biggest names in jazz- Roy Ayers… more

New Orleans Opera…

Mar 31 - 31, 2017
Have a devil of a time with one of the most interesting stories ever told.… more

The Irish Cultural…

Mar 31, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

Backyard Grooves

Apr 01, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Double Dose

Apr 01, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

New Orleans Spring…

Apr 1 - 2, 2017
New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association celebrates the cultural heritage… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 30 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dijon Partners with Southern Food and Beverage Museum to Host a Special Dinner

A portion of the proceeds to benefit SoFAB


New Orleans cuisine has been influenced by a multitude of different ethnicities, which has lead to the creation of one of the most distinctive and exciting food cultures worldwide. On Sunday, March 10, Dijon (located at 1379 Annunciation St. in the Lower Garden District), in conjunction with Southern Food & Beverage Museum, will host a unique event entitled "New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon." The dinner will showcase some of the flavors, spices and cooking techniques brought to New Orleans by early settlers, which have played a pivotal role in shaping New Orleans' culinary identity.

In addition to the special menu crafted by Executive Chef Daniel Causgrove of Dijon, Liz Williams, President and Director of SoFAB, will present a lecture on her new book "New Orleans: A Food Biography." All-inclusive cost for the lecture/cocktail hour with passed hor d'ouevres and four-course, seated dinner is $90 per person or $120 per person with suggested wine pairings.  A portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to the museum. Seating is limited and advanced reservations are highly recommended by calling (504) 522-4712 or visitingdijonnola.com.

The event will begin at 6 pm with the lecture by Williams, featured St. Germaine cocktails including the St. Honore ‘75 and the Traditional Elderfashioned, and passed hor d'oeuvres during the reception. Chef Causgrove's special menu will follow the reception and will highlight African, French, German, Italian, Native American, and Spanish influenced dishes as described below.

New Orleans: A Food Biography and Dinner at Dijon

Bread - Germany

Country Sourdough

Hors D'ouevre - Spain

Tasso Ham and Potato Croquette with Smoked Paprika Aioli

Served with St. Honore '75 and Traditional Elderfashioned Cocktails
 
First Course - Native American

Roasted Oysters with Cream-less Creamed Corn, Pole Beans, Squash, Jalapeno
 
Optional wine pairing: 2010 Domaine de la Pepiere Muscadet (Loire Valley, France)
 
Second Course - African

Chicken, Okra and Boiled Peanut Soup with Brown Rice, Mustard Greens

Optional wine pairing: 2010 Jean Marc Brocard "Vau de Vey" 1er Crus Chablis (Chablis, France)
 
Third Course - French

Stewed Rabbit Cush with Shaved onion, Mizuna, Cane Vinaigrette

Optional wine pairing: 2008 Moises "Holmes Hill" Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley, Oregon)
 
Fourth - Italian

Trio of "Snoballs" - Strawberry, Sassafras Root, Lemon

Optional wine pairing: NV Vincenzo Toffoli Brut Prosecco di Conegliano- Valdobbiadene DOCG (Veneto, Italy)