Big Top Cake Competition 2019
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Big Top Cake Competition 2019

The Southern Food & Beverage Museum, Delgado Community College, and John E Koerner & Co., Inc., present the fourth annual New Orleans Big Top Cake & Pastry Competition and Bakery Carnival! Bakers compete for the best decorated cake and most delicious pastries in New Orleans, while the public gets to enjoy the delicious fruits of their labor and vote for their favorites!

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Baking the Fruit: Decadent Desserts with Jackie Bruchez
Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

Baking the Fruit: Decadent Desserts with Jackie Bruchez

On Saturday, June 29th, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, join Jackie Bruchez, aka The Seaside Baker, for a lesson in how to make fruit the star of your culinary show. After the program, enjoy samples of Jackie's work, prepared with fresh fare from Melissa's Produce, while she signs copies of her new book.

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Culinary Fight Club: 2019 New Orleans Competition
Jun
3
6:00 PM18:00

Culinary Fight Club: 2019 New Orleans Competition

National food sport series, Culinary Fight Club (CFC), is excited to announce its upcoming NOLA event hosted by the Southern Food and Beverage Museum on June 3rd, 2019.  Culinary Fight Club events are thrilling live cooking competitions where some of the best local chefs battle to create the tastiest dish while attendees watch, vote – and get to taste the food! The theme for New Orleans is Street Food Showdown.

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Roti: Indian Breads & Sides with Nandita Godbole
Jun
1
2:00 PM14:00

Roti: Indian Breads & Sides with Nandita Godbole

On Saturday, June 1, join LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum in welcoming culinary author and Indian food expert Nandita Godbole. Learn how regional and seasonal differences alter bread recipes and flavors, how nuances of techniques can create different kinds of bread from the same dough, and how to make roti at home. 

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Gin's Italian Roots: A Malfy Renaissance with Jean-Marie Manning
May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Gin's Italian Roots: A Malfy Renaissance with Jean-Marie Manning

On Saturday, May 18, taste all four—and hear the story of gin's Italian birth and global growth—when Biggar & Leith's Jean-Marie Manning visits LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum for an afternoon of gin discovery and tasting. After the program, enjoy snacks courtesy PacFAB Director Tracey Mitchell and featuring fresh fare from Melissa's Produce.

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The Spirit of Sagamore: Maryland Rye Whiskies with Brian Treacy
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

The Spirit of Sagamore: Maryland Rye Whiskies with Brian Treacy

On Tuesday, May 14, at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen, join The Museum of the American Cocktail in welcoming Sagamore Spirit President Brian Treacy for a complimentary tasting of his proprietary straight rye whiskies—including Sagamore Port Finish, named "World's Best Rye Whiskey" at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirit Competition—plus a special surprise or two. 

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Eating Green: A Guide to Spring Produce with Melissa's & PacFAB
May
11
2:00 PM14:00

Eating Green: A Guide to Spring Produce with Melissa's & PacFAB

On Saturday, May 11, at LA's Pacific Food & Beverage Museum, produce expert Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations at Melissa's Produce, and PacFAB Director Tracey Mitchell present a culinary show and tell, cooking demo, and tasting, featuring examples of spring's bounty from Melissa's Produce.

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Tasting Chopin: Single-Ingredient Polish Vodkas with Tadeusz Dorda
May
7
7:00 PM19:00

Tasting Chopin: Single-Ingredient Polish Vodkas with Tadeusz Dorda

On Tuesday, May 7, at Hollywood's Lost Property Bar & Kitchen, join The Museum of the American Cocktail in welcoming Chopin Creator & CEO Tadeusz "Tad" Dorda to Los Angeles. Tad will deliver a lesson in vodka making and lead a complimentary tasting of Chopin's generous portfolio of single-ingredient vodkas, vintage-dated single distillates, and more. 

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