Applying to the register requires both a $45 application fee and a filled out application.

Application Fee

Please use the PayPal button to pay your application fee of $45 for SoFAB to consider your application to the National Culinary Heritage Register.

You can also mail a check for $45 to the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (1609 Oretha C. Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113) or call 504-267-7490 if you would like to pay via credit card.

Your application will be considered after SoFAB has received all materials, including the application fee.

Learn more about the National Culinary Heritage Register requirements here.


Your answers on the application will be used to describe your culinary cornerstone on the online register and will allow visitors to learn more. 

You can apply for your own business or entity, or you can apply on behalf of a location or entity you believe qualifies for the register. 

If you have trouble with the form below, you may also fill it out by clicking here.