Guest Chef Dinner Series: Chef Stephen Stryjewski

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Time: 7PM

Location: Tujague's

Tujague’s, New Orleans’ second oldest dining institution, the birthplace of brunch and home to the oldest stand-up bar in America, is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year, and to commemorate this historic milestone, the restaurant will be hosting several guest chef dinners featuring some of New Orleans top toques. The three-month series will launch on Thursday, June 2, 2016 with James Beard Award-winning Chef Stephen Stryjewski. Stryjewski is Chef/Partner of New Orleans’ award-winning restaurants Cochon, Cochon Butcher, Pêche Seafood Grill, and Calcasieu. Additional dinners will take place in July and August with dates and guest chefs to be announced.

For this one-night-only event, Stryjewski will collaborate with Tujague’s Executive Chef Marcus Woodham to create a five-course dinner with wine pairings. Priced at $125 per person (all inclusive) the evening will start with a champagne reception at 7PM and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Link Stryjewski Foundation.


First Course

Smoked Ahi Tuna Dip with Cracked Black Pepper Lavash

Hecht & Bannier Côtes de Provence Rosé

Second Course

Marinated Lamb Kabobs with Arugula, Oranges and Lamb Fat Roasted Cipollini Onion Vinaigrette

Stephane Aviron Cote de Brouilly Cru Beaujolais

Third Course

Charred Yellow Tomato Gazpacho with Watermelon Pickles, Radish, Mint, Basil, Feta and Saba

Pascal Jolivet Sancerre

Fourth Course

Garlic Studded Roasted Pork Loin with Crushed Herbs and Salad of Young Mustard Greens with Bacon Vinaigrette

Larose Trintaudon Haut Medoc

Fifth Course

Blueberry Hand Pie with Creole Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Grahams 10-yr Tawny Port

$125 per person (all inclusive)

Seating is limited and reservations are required by calling 504-525-8676.