The 15th anniversary “Summer Cure Chef’s Wine Dinner” took place in the Windsor Court Hotel Dining Room, which was decked out in pink for the benefit. The event preceeds the 20th anniversary Komen New Orleans Race for the Cure,” which will be held Saturday, October 22, in City Park. Hoda Kotb will serve as Honorary Chair for the race, which anticipates more than 12,000 attendees.

Event Co-Chairs were Pat Denechaud, Holley Haag, Kristi Post, Dottie Reese and Jordan Teich. The Event Committee included Liz Bodet, Regan Forrester, Tracie Garner and Elizabeth Williams. Joe Briand served as event coordinator, Mark Romig as emcee and Jeff Crouere as the auctioneer.

The dinner included five delectable courses, each prepared by an exemplary chef. The line-up included: chef Alex Harrell of Angeline, chef Nick Lama of Avo, chef Eric Sibley of Doris Metropolitan, Executive Chef Gabriel Charpentier of The Grill Room at Windsor Court, and chef Kristen Essig and chef Michael Stoltzfus of Coquette.

The Susan G. Komen mission in our community is to provide breast cancer screenings, treatment, education and funding for research to find the cures.


What: “Summer Cure Chef’s Wine Dinner,” benefiting Susan G. Komen New Orleans
When: Friday, July 15
Where: Windsor Court Hotel Dining Room