Summer Harvest Gala: A Creole Tomato Festival Kick Off Party At The Historic French Market!

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French Market (New Orleans) says
Join us at the historic French Market for an evening of festive summer fun as we celebrate the opening of tomato season with the Summer Harvest Gala: A Creole Tomato Festival kick-off party at the historic French Market!

Wednesday June 10, 2015 6:30-10:00 p.m. at the historic French Market pavilion at Barracks, across from the Old U.S. Mint

A quintessential southern foodie experience served family-style will be prepared by Justin Devillier, Executive Chef of La Petite Grocery and Balise, and a team of award-winning chefs including:

• Slade Rushing, Executive Chef Brennan's; 2013 & 2015 James Beard Award Nominee

• Vishwesh Bhatt, Executive Chef of Snackbar and Corporate Chef of City Grocery Restaurant Group (Oxford,

MS); 2014 & 2015 James Beard Award Nominee

• Rebecca Wilcomb, Chef de Cuisine of Herbsaint; 2015 James Beard Award Nominee

• Kristen Essig, Executive Chef of Meauxbar; 2015 Food & Wine's People Choice Best New Chef for the South nominee.

A cocktail reception featuring handcrafted cocktails and hand-passed hors-d'oeuvres by Cane and Table will begin the evening.

6:30-7:30 p.m. Cane & Table cocktail reception

7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Sit-down dinner under the French Market pavilion featuring live music by Creole String Beans

Tickets are $150/person

ALL PROCEEDS from the event are dedicated to funding the growth of The French Market’s new twice weekly farmers markets.

Parking available nearby at 3 French Market lots: http://www.frenchmarket.org/parking-directions/

Questions? Please contact Jeremy Smith via email at jsmith@frenchmarket.org
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