A New Dining Experience

NOWFE opened its socially distanced summer dinner series at Broussard’s.
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Ian Sigl, Ashton Rabalais, Alex Rabalais, Jennifer Rabalais and Kenny Rabalais

NOWFE kicked off its “Summer Wine Dinner Series” at Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard, the first of a sequence of 11 intimate dinners around New Orleans. This year, especially, encourages diners to support our local economy during this time and enjoy delicious food and wine.

Approximately 55 patrons dined six feet apart inside Broussard’s, which utilized all rooms in the restaurant to adhere to the city’s rules and regulations. Kitchen staff, wait staff and the wine representative wore gloves and face masks.

Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard prepared the menu, with wine pairings by The Prisoner Wine Company. The delicacies of the evening featured: Duo of oysters – half-shell with pear granita and Cajun caviar and fried oyster profiterole with brie fondue paired with Blindfold White Blend 2017; sumac-crusted Tuna with saffron couscous, blistered cherry tomatoes and green olives paired with Eternally Silenced Pinot Noir 2017; coffee-crusted duck breast with ginger-carrot purée and roasted turnips paired with The Prisoner Red Blend 2018; braised wild boar belly with polenta, roasted oyster mushrooms and red wine jus paired with Derange Red Blend 2013; and foie gras torchon with dark chocolate shortbread, honey comb and strawberry jam paired with Saldo Zinfandel 2017.

NOWFE Representatives were Joey Worley, NOWFE Board President and Director of Food and Beverage, Windsor Court Hotel; William Cooling, NOWFE Board Member and District Manager, Republic National Distributing Company; and Aimee Brown, NOWFE Executive Director.

Winery Representatives were Niki Williams and Erica Shropshire from The Prisoner Wine Company. Williams dialed in from Napa to speak about the wines over Zoom.

Broussard’s Representative was Chef Jimi Setchim.  Φ

Event at a Glance

What: “NOWFE Summer Wine Dinner Series at Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard”
When: Wednesday, July 22
Where: Broussard’s Restaurant & Courtyard
Categories: Philanthropic Events