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In the SoFAB Kitchen with Mayhew Bakery

  • Southern Food & Beverage Museum 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard New Orleans, LA, 70113 United States (map)

Join the Southern Food & Beverage Museum for a demonstration of a truly delicious Galette des Rois from Kelly Mayhew, owner of Mayhew Bakery. Mayhew Bakery specializes in small batches of organic sourdough breads, using local Louisiana ingredients to craft beautiful baguettes, boules, and interesting savory breads like cheddar & jalapeno.  

Galette des Rois is a the traditional French style King Cake, traditionally shared at Epiphany on January 6th. Composed of a puff pastry cake, with a small charm hidden inside, it's filled with frangipane. 

The program begins at 1 PM in the Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air, samples are first come first serve. Free with museum admission.

About the Chef

The grandson of the first Krispy Kreme franchisees, Kelly Mayhew apprenticed under an Austrian master pastry chef, worked for the top chefs in Charleston, S.C. and is a former Sous Chef at Brennan’s in New Orleans.

Now he’s bringing his passion and unique technique to Mayhew Bakery. His breads are naturally leavened with long cold fermentation periods to develop a unique, rich flavor. Mayhew uses stone-milled organic flours and sources local ingredients when possible.