Summer Cure Chefs Wine Dinner slated
Advocate Food report
Windsor Court, 300 Gravier St., New Orleans, will host the 12th Annual Summer Cure Chefs Wine Dinner on Friday.
This event offers live entertainment, live and silent auctions, dinner prepared by chefs from New Orleans and surrounding areas and selected wines by Wine Importers Extraordinaire. All proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen New Orleans.
Tickets are $250 per person. Visit komenneworleans.org or call (504) 455-7310.
Celebrate Christmas in July and show off your baking creativity by entering the sixth annual Martha White Holiday Muffin Mix Challenge.
Entries are being accepted through Sept. 12. Winners will be announced in November.
The grand prize winner will be awarded $5,000 plus an additional $1,000 as winner of its category. The top three recipes in each category will be posted online at marthawhite.com for a national online vote between Oct. 14 and Nov. 12.
To get an idea of what it takes to win, check out the recipe for the Triple-Layer Bavarian Apple Torte, a grand prize winner from the 2012 contest.
For more winning recipes or to get the rules and more entry information, go to marthawhite.com.
Looking for new culinary herb plants? Herbs are among the summer plants which will be sold at the 14th annual Plant Sale and Gardening Expo from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Botanic Garden, 7950 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge.
All proceeds go to development of the Botanic Garden. The garden was established in 1990 and is being maintained by various plant societies and individual volunteers working together with BREC.
The SoFAB Institute’s sixth annual celebration of food and drink will held Friday at the Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.
The patron party will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the gala from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tickets are $160 for the patron party and $90 for the gala.
Guests will enjoy specialty cocktails by Bayou Rum, beer, wine and food from popup (and future restaurant of SoFAB) Purloo while mingling with panelists from the Farm to Table Interntional Symposium and bidding on items at the auction.
More information and tickets are available at southernfood.com.
Bill deTurk will present a symposium on pairing music to cocktails served at parties at 5:30 p.m. Monday at SoBou Restaurant, 310 Chartres St., New Orleans.
Cost is $35 for the event, presented by the Museum of the American Cocktail, SoBou Restaurant and the SoFAB Institute. Get tickets at southernfood.org/sofab/?p=7343.
Compiled by Advocate Food staff
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