Great-Granddaughter Of Seersucker Suit Founder To Attend Restaurant R’evolution’s Inaugural Seersucker & White Linen Wine Dinner
NEW ORLEANS – Restaurant R’evolution will host the inaugural Seersucker & White Linen Wine Dinner on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at 777 Bienville St., inside the newly renovated Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel, at 6:00 p.m.
The exclusive 50-seat Seersucker & White Linen Wine Dinner will feature guest speakers Bill Haltom, author of “Milk & Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker,” and Baton Rouge native Laurie Aronson, owner of Lipsey’s & Haspel and the great-granddaughter of the originator of the seersucker suit Joseph Haspel Sr.
The night’s theme will resonate throughout the event, with seersucker adorned tabletops, linens and room décor, plus restaurant-team attire, all matching to commemorate the celebrated fabric.
Guests will begin the evening promptly at 6:00 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres, immediately followed by a specially curated, five-course dinner menu with selected wine pairings:
Passed Hors D’oeuvres
Pork Rillette, Pickled Okra
Grilled Cheese and Sorghum Molasses Ham
Gulf Oyster, Cucumber and Lime Granita
Open-faced Tomato and Basil Mayo Tea Sandwich
Taittinger Brut “La Francaise” NV, Reims, France
Cold Melon and Mint Soup
Matua, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2014
R’evolution Seersucker Salad
Radicchio, Blue-tipped Kale,
Mesclun Mix, Cane Syrup Vinaigrette
Broadbent, Gruner Veltliner, Wagram, Austria, 2012
Turban of Trout
Crawfish Stuffing, Sauce Nantua, Bull’s Blood
Elk Cove, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2013
Plume de Veau
Cosentino, Zinfandel, Lodi, California, 2013
Fig and Hazelnut Tart
Roasted Fig Ice Cream, Balsamic Drizzle
Taylor Fladgate, Late-Bottled Vintage, 2007, Douro, Portugal
The cost of the dinner is $125.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
For more information or to set reservations, contact Haeja Sanchez at (504) 553-2277 or firstname.lastname@example.org.