A five-course dinner with wine pairings and a special tasting of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon with Julian Van Winkle III. Tickets are $85 for current SFA members; $95 for non-members. See below for menu details.
Call Commander’s Palace to reserve tickets, (504) 899-8221.
Charbroiled Louisiana Oysters
Toasted garlic, shallots, lemon, Parmesan and brown butter
2012 Michel Chapoutier Bellruche Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Rhône Valley, France
Panéed Rabbit Saltimbocca
Tennessee rabbit stuffed with duck pastrami & crawfish boiled mozzarella with slivered sage, Creole tomatoes, Southern greens, aged sherry and smoky rabbit bone jus
2012 Palacios de Fefiñanes Albariño, DO Rías Baixas, Spain
Lafourche Parish Courtbouillon
Black skillet seared pompano, wild white shrimp & jumbo lump blue crab over Louisiana popcorn rice with basil & saffron infused courtbouillon sauce
2011 Jean-Jacques Girard Bourgogne Rouge, Burgundy, France
Porcetta of Chappapeela Farm Hog
A Duroc & Berkshire crossed hog belly stuffed with cold smoked andouille sausage and Tabasco injected tenderloin over pig trotter boudin, Covey Rise vegetables and liquefied hog’s head cheese
2009 Easton Monarch Mine Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Sierra Foothills, California
Ponchatoula Strawberries 7 Ways
2012 Naufragar Malvasia di Casorzo DOC, Piedmont, Italy