NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Café Reconcile Executive Chef Martha Wiggins, Ole Orleans Wines, New Orleans Wine & Food Experience to produce four-course wine dinner served family style Wednesday, June 8.
Café Reconcile’s Wine Dinner is hosted in partnership with the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE), a non-profit organization with 100 percent of its proceeds going to causes that support culinary education. Café Reconcile is a 2022 NOWFE beneficiary.
Proceeds from the Wine Dinner benefit Reconcile New Orleans’ mission to transform the lives of young adults by encouraging personal growth, providing workforce development and training, and equipping young people with the tools to achieve their potential.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 8
6 p.m. Cocktail Hour; 7 p.m. Family-Style Dinner
WHERE: Café Reconcile
1631 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans
HOW: Tickets are $100 per person and include a cocktail hour featuring bites and beverages followed by a delectable four-course meal served family-style, prepared by Café Reconcile Executive Chef Martha Wiggins and perfectly paired wines by Ole Orleans Winery. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets online at www.cafereconcile.org.
Louisiana Crab Fingers, Smoked Tomato Butter, Leidenheimer Pistolette
Salt and Pepper Shrimp and Oysters, Green Garlic Dressing, Charred Lemons
Accompanied by Wards White Rhone Blend
Creole Tomato Salad, Brown Butter Vinaigrette, Aged Gouda, Sea Salt
Accompanied by Heritage Riesling
Berbere Lamb Loin, Honey Wine Jus
Pan Roasted Local Mushrooms and Cauliflower, Mustard Green Romesco
Brown Rice Grits, Goat and Sheep’s Milk Cheese
Accompanied by Circa 2005 Syrah
Dark Chocolate Torte, Blackberry Ganache, Hazelnut Praline
Accompanied by Ole’ Carrollton Blanc du Bois