Philanthropic Fun: A Feast of Talent

Some of New Orleans’ finest chefs gathered for a benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank.
Andrew Stall and Co-Chair Susu Stall with Walton and Jeffrey Goldring

Alon Shaya was the featured chef at this year’s “Harvest at Home,” the annual fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank.

The beautiful evening reception hosted 150 attendees for a taste of delicious selections from several of New Orleans’ finest culinary talents.

Chefs and culinary selections included: Frank Brigtsen with crawfish sauté, Alon Shaya with tomato soup with rice, Tory McPhail with grilled Black Angus skirt steak and heirloom tomato salad, Susan Spicer with mini grilled fish sandwiches, Rebecca Wilcomb with mussels with white beans, Sue Zemanick with tamarind glazed beef short rib, and desserts from Maggie Scales of La Boulangerie. A Wheatley vodka strawberry basil lemonade pleased as the featured cocktail.

Susu Stall and Erin Romney-Cazes served as Event Chairs. The Xavier Molina Standards Trio provided entertainment.

Event at a Glance

What: Ninth annual “Harvest at Home” featuring Chef Alon Shaya, benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank
When: Thursday, April 12
Where: The home of Walton & Jeffrey Goldring

 Tarun and Rupa Jolly with Co-Chair Erin Romney-Cazes and Hunter Cazes
 Chef Susan Spicer, Phillip May and Second Harvest Food Bank President and CEO Natalie Jayroe
Pumpkin Parker, Melanie Loomis, Chef Alon Shaya and Alecia Holinga
 Fred and Jennifer Heebe with Stephanie and Joe Bruno
Kathy Zetzmann with Billy and Carro Gardner