Monday, May 26, 2008

We're Opening! Come Celebrate with Us!

Join us on Thursday, June 5. This is going to be quite a party. Board Members, Regina Charboneau of Twin Oaks Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi, Louis Osteen of Louis's in Pawley's Island, South Carolina, and Jeff Tunks with Acadiana in Washington D.C. will join these local culinary institutions in support of SoFAB:

Angelo Brocato's Italian Ice Creams and Italian Desserts
Antoine's Restaurant

Ba Mien, New Orleans East, sponsored by Seedco Financial

John Besh of the Besh Restaurant Group

Darin Nesbit of Bourbon House


Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon

Tory McPhail, Commander's Palace

Creole Delicacies

Jack Martinez of Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse

Leah Chase of Dooky Chase


Hubig's Pies

Donald Link of Herbsaint

Paul Prudhomme, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen

Mr. B's Bistro

Ben Thibodeaux of Palace Café

Justin Kennedy of Parkway Bakery

Haley Bitterman of Ralph's on the Park

Roman Candy Company

Justin Pittenger of 7 on Fulton

Jo Ann Clevenger of Upperline

Kerry Seaton of Willie Mae's Scotch House

Legendary talent also extends to the bar. Classic southern cocktails including the Sazerac, Mint Julep, French 75, Pimm's Cup, and Brandy Milk Punch will be served by some of the best bar tenders in the city: Café Adelaide's Lu Brow, Chris McMillan of the Renaissance Pere Marquette Hotel, and Chris Hannah of Arnaud's. They will set the tone for the Museum of the American Cocktail at SoFAB. That wing of SoFAB officially opens July 08. The Sazerac Bar is sponsored by Tales of the Cocktail. Abita will have an array of beers available, and Mountain Valley Spring Water will be poured. Wine & softdrinks will also be served.

The Sponsor Reception is at 6:00 pm, and the Supporter Party is from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Sponsor tickets are $125 per person and Supporter tickets are $60 per person.