ESSENCE Eats


HOURS OF OPERATION
Fri, Jun 30, 2017, 10:00 AM – Sun, Jul 2, 2017, 6:00 PM CDT

In New Orleans, there’s one thing you won’t need - your diet! Take a seat by the ESSENCE® Eats stage as you indulge in amazing food from our food vendors, socialize with festival-goers and watch live demonstrations by celebrity and New Orleans’ chefs of their speciality dishes. If learning how to make N’Awlins cuisine favorites like shrimp & grits, crawfish etoufeé, gumbo, let ESSENCE® Eats entertain you.

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SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES


Tiffanie Barriere


Chef Rod


Chef Debra Peek-Haynes


Mia X


Chef Huda


Jocelyn Delk Adams


Ericka 'Chef Diva' Lassair


Chef Melissa Hinton
 
 




FRIDAY
11:30 AM Expo Stage WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
with Host Carla Ferrell
11:35 AM Expo Stage FAMILY FOOD TRIVIA

12:00 PM Expo Stage Shrimp & Grits
with Chef Melissa Hinton
1:05 PM Expo Stage Homemade Ice Cream
with Grandbaby Cakes
2:10 PM Expo Stage Louisiana Style Cajun Pasta with Fried Mushrooms
with Chef Guelila Fornetti - The Vegan Chef
3:00 PM Expo Stage Durban Sponsor Moment

SATURDAY
11:30 AM Expo Stage WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
with Host Carla Ferrell
11:40 AM Expo Stage Crab Boil Dirty Rice and Crabmeat Stuffed Mushrooms
with Chef Diva Lassair
12:30 PM Expo Stage Surf & Turf Stew, Crawfish & Shrimp
with Mia X Featuring Master P
2:10 PM Expo Stage DAY & NIGHT DRINKS
with Tiffanie Barriere - The Drinking Coach
3:00 PM Expo Stage Durban Sponsor Moment

SUNDAY
11:30 AM Expo Stage WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
with Host Carla Ferrell
11:35 AM Expo Stage FAMILY FOOD TRIVIA

12:00 PM Expo Stage Succulent Soulful Greens
with Chef Debra Peek-Haynes
1:05 PM Expo Stage Demonstration
with Chef Huda
2:10 PM Expo Stage Crabby Pattie Crab Cakes
with Chef Rod
3:00 PM Expo Stage Durban Sponsor Moment