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Tujague's 160th anniversary celebrations this year have included soirees, Guest Chef Dinners and a fabulous Drag Queen Brunch. To wrap up the festivities, the second oldest restaurant in New Orleans will host a Grand Finale Anniversary Dinner & Culinary Demonstration on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB).

That evening guests will enjoy a cocktail reception in the Tujague's:160 Years of Tradition exhibit, followed by a five course wine pairing dinner and culinary demonstration by newly appointed Executive Chef Guy Sockrider. On hand will be Tujague's owner Mark Latter and culinary historian/author of Tujague's Cookbook, Poppy Tooker, who will regale guests with legendary lore from the famed restaurant that has graced the French Quarter for over 1½ centuries. Signed copies of the cookbook will also be available for sale in the museum gift shop.

Tickets are priced at $90 per person - all-inclusive. The evening also features a cocktail reception beginning at 6:30PM followed by dinner at 7PM. Menu follows:

First Course
Brisket of Beef with Creole Horseradish Sauce
CVNE Vina Real Crianza, 2011

Second Course

Shrimp Absinthe

Gulf Shrimp, Absinthe Fennel Cream, Housemade Buttermilk Biscuit
Vino Laurio Grillo Giardinello, 2014

Third Course
Jumbo Lump Crab and Brie Soup
Pine Ridge Chardonnay, 2014

Fourth Course
Gulf Grouper Cardinal

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus and Crawfish Beurre Blanc
Albert Bichot Chablis Reserve de l'Orangerie, 2014
Fifth Course
French Market Latte Crème Brulee
NV Broadbent 5 Year Reserve Madeira

Tujague's Grand Finale Anniversary Dinner & Culinary Demonstration will take place on Thursday, September 29th at 6:30PM (dinner at 7PM) in The Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air located in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans. Seating is limited and reservations are required and must be made in advance with a credit card. For reservations, and further information, please email or call (504) 525-8876.