NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Cochon Butcher is offering Mardi Gras parade packages that feed ten. Chef de Cuisine Forrest Jackson has built the perfect parade meal, including 20 pieces of our famous fried chicken, one half-pan of jambalaya, ten sandwiches of either turkey, ham, or pimento cheese, and ten bags of Zapp’s potato chips. All food is served cold but can be reheated if desired. The ready-to-go meal is available for $220 and can be ordered online at cochonbutcher.com. A 48-hour pickup window is required.

Butcher also features its favorite Mardi Gras foods as daily specials in the restaurant, ranging from backbone stew and gumbo to fried chicken, dirty rice, and crawfish bread. These in-house specials will rotate throughout carnival season. Follow Cochon Butcher’s social media pages for current specials. In addition, Cochon Butcher is offering several special Mardi Gras-themed beers from local breweries. The in-house bar team is mixing up seasonal cocktails for parade-goers to take on their parade adventures.

For out-of-town foodies, Cochon Butcher has assembled a Mardi Gras red beans and sausage meal kit for four. The package includes two quarts of red beans with smoked pork and sausage, one quart of cooked rice, one pound of smoked country sausage, four bacon pralines, and Mardi Gras beads. This limited-time meal is available on Goldbelly.com for $129, plus free shipping on February 25, for delivery on February 26.