City Park Festival Grounds
1701 Wisner Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124


September 2-4, 2016

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WWL-TV Cooking Pavilion
Learn Louisiana Seafood Cooking from the Experts!

In Louisiana, we enjoy sharing what we have, including the love of cooking. The WWL-TV Cooking Pavilion features celebrity chef demonstrations from some of the top seafood chefs in the state. These chefs will reveal their secrets to exceptional seafood preparation and cooking.
Friday, September 2

Time Chef Restaurant Dish
4:00pm Chris Lusk Caribbean Room Soft Shell Shrimp & Grits
5:00pm Trey Herty Brown Butter Restaurant Louisiana Shrimp Carpaccio with Frogmore Potato Salad
6:00pm Susan Spicer Bayona Grapeleaf-Wrapped Fish with Roasted Pepper Vinaigrette

Saturday, September 3

Time Chef Restaurant Dish
12:00pm Tory McPhail Commander’s Palace Citrus & Pineapple Lacquered Shrimp
1:00pm Julie Barreda Simply Julie & Destination Kitchen Shrimp & Mango Salad with Simply Julie “Cajun Gurl” & Plantain Chips
2:00pm Michael Nelson GW Fins Fins’ Wings & Firecracker Tuna Tacos
3:00pm Todd Pulsinelli Restaurant August Redfish Creole
4:00pm Michael Gulotta MoPho Fermented Black Bean Crab Gumbo
5:00pm Wilfredo Avelar Meril, an Emeril Lagasse Restaurant Catfish Taco with Mango Slaw and Piri Piri Crema
6:00pm Austin Kirzner Red Fish Grill Oyster & Artichoke Soup

Sunday, September 4

Time Chef Restaurant Dish
1:00pm Kevin Belton New Orleans School of Cooking TBD
2:00pm Brendan Cahill Bar Frances Grilled Shrimp with Cauliflower Caponata, Parsley & Mint
3:00pm Erick Loos Pigeon & Prince, La Provence Grilled Gulf Swordfish with fresh corn grits, wild mushrooms, parmesan and truffle
4:00pm Andrea Apuzzo Andrea’s Restaurant Seafood Lasagna
5:00pm Chris Montero Napoleon House Napoleon House Shrimp Remoulade