Tujague's To Host Grand Finale 160th Anniversary Dinner At SoFAB With New Executive Chef Sockrider

NEW ORLEANS – Tujague’s 160th anniversary celebrations this year have included soirees, Guest Chef Dinners and a fabulous Drag Queen Brunch. To wrap up the festivities, the second oldest restaurant in New Orleans will host a Grand Finale Anniversary Dinner & Culinary Demonstration on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB), 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

         That evening guests will enjoy a cocktail reception in the Tujague’s: 160 Years of Tradition exhibit at 6:30 p.m., followed by a five course wine pairing dinner and culinary demonstration by newly appointed Executive Chef Guy Sockrider at 7:00 p.m. On hand will be Tujague’s owner Mark Latter and culinary historian/ author of Tujague’s Cookbook, Poppy Tooker, who will regale guests with legendary lore from the famed restaurant that has graced the French Quarter for over 1½ centuries. Signed copies of the cookbook will also be available for sale in the museum gift shop.

         Tickets are priced at $90 per person – all-inclusive.

         The menu includes:


First Course

Brisket of Beef with Creole Horseradish Sauce

CVNE Vina Real Crianza, 2011


Second Course

Shrimp Absinthe

Gulf Shrimp, Absinthe Fennel Cream, Housemade Buttermilk Biscuit

Vino Laurio Grillo Giardinello, 2014


Third Course

Jumbo Lump Crab and Brie Soup

Pine Ridge Chardonnay, 2014


Fourth Course

Gulf Grouper Cardinal

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus and Crawfish Beurre Blanc

Albert Bichot Chablis Reserve de l'Orangerie, 2014


Fifth Course

French Market Latte Crème Brulee

NV Broadbent 5 Year Reserve Madeira


         Seating is limited and reservations are required and must be made in advance with a credit card. 

         For reservations, and further information, email dine@tujagues.com or call (504) 525–8876.



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