Every Monday and Thursday from 11 AM to 1 PM, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum offers a weekly lunch demonstration in the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air. Join us for an informative and delicious meal and learn about the history and culture behind the food of Louisiana.
The Southern Food & Beverage Museum and The Museum of the American Cocktail host a variety of programs in New Orleans, Los Angeles, and beyond. See the below schedule for upcoming cooking programs, lectures, and tastings. Interested in booking your next private event at the amazing Southern Food & Beverage Museum? Learn more here!
The Negroni is a classic cocktail...and the subject of much debate. What are its quintessential ingredients? And when substitutes are introduced, when is it no longer a Negroni? Learn the answers to these questions and more when The Museum of the American Cocktail presents celebrated spirits expert Hoke Harden. He'll tackle the thorny topic and lead participants on a tasting tour of the cocktail, its history, and its variations, each featuring organic spirits courtesy Greenbar Distillery.
Admission includes gourmet bites, a welcome punch, and four cocktails.
Tickets are $35 for National Food & Beverage Foundation (NatFAB) and USBG members, $40 General Admission in advance, and $50 at the door (if available). NatFAB membership is available to all at natfab.org/membership
All sales are final. Because our host restaurants require non-refundable deposits and reliable guest counts, we cannot issue refunds on our curated dinners or cocktail seminars. We regret any inconvenience this may present and appreciate your understanding.
If you have any issues with the ticketing software or would prefer to make your reservation on the phone, please call us at 504-267-7490 during the week or 504-569-0405 on weekends.
MOTAC Tuesday Tastings are held at Westbound in Los Angeles. Drop in for a complimentary tasting and lively discussion and support MOTAC at the same time.
Join cookbook author Nancie McDermott as she celebrates her new cookbook Fruit: A Savor the South Cookbook with a cooking demonstration and book signing at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum
Liz Williams shares the history of Creole Cuisine with Learning Before Lunch.
The Museum of the American Cocktail participates in many celebrations of the cocktail, from festivals to seminars. Join us to raise a drink for cocktail appreciation
Peatin' Meetin' IX: A Celebration of Peated Whisky
Saturday, September 9 from 5:30-11 PM at Traxx Courtyard in Los Angeles, CA
Join The Museum of the American Cocktail at the world's largest festival celebrating peated whiskies, presented by the LA Scotch Club at LA's Union Station. Live Celtic rock music will accompany unlimited pours of up to 60 whiskies and BBQ smoked over Irish peat. Along with popular Islay mainstays, LA Scotch Club sources rare peated whisky from around the world. Sit back and have a dram in the optional Pipes and Sticks Cigar Lounge.
Cocktails in the City
Saturday, September 23
4:30-8:30 PM & 9:30 PM-1:30 AM
The Majestic Downtown
650 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Join The Museum of the American Cocktail in celebrating LA’s thriving bar culture as Cocktails in the City brings together the best cocktail bars and bartenders from across the city all under one roof!
Tickets can be purchased for the Pre-Dinner Cocktail Party, 4.30-8.30 PM or the Late Night Cocktail Party 9.30 PM-1.30 AM. Your first cocktail is included with your ticket and additional tokens can be purchased at token stations around the venue for just $10 each - less than what you'd pay in the bars themselves.
Enter promo code "MOTAC" at checkout and recive 20% off your ticket order!
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Liz Williams visits Athens, Georgia and signs copies of her new book, Lift Your Spirits.
Join author Brian Hoefling as he signs his new book, Distilled Knowledge, at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum.
Join the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum for an Austro-Hungarian dinner paired with Hungarian wine.
Join us to see the Lee Household Flour Mill in action and to welcome the mill to the museum's collections and the National Culinary Heritage Register.
Following the Big Top Cake Competition, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, Delgado Community College, and John E Koerner & Co., Inc., present a Bakery Entrepreneurship Panel to give guidance for anyone interested in starting their own bakery!
The Southern Food & Beverage Museum, Delgado Community College, and John E Koerner & Co., Inc., present the second annual New Orleans Big Top Cake 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!