Local and regional guest chefs from various culinary backgrounds will come together to prepare 2-to-3 menu items with the use of Big Green Egg grills. The partnering chefs and restaurants donating their time and talents include:
• Home Team BBQ
• Shuai Wang of Short Grain
• Bob Cook of Edmund's Oast
• Sam Jones of Sam Jones BBQ
• Jonathan and Justin Fox of Fox Bros Bar-B-Q
• Eddie Hernandez and Mike Klank of Taqueria del Sol
Home Team BBQ Beverage Director, Adam Rothstein, and Jayce McConnel of Edmund’s Oast will team up to create several unique cocktails for the party, using spirits provided by Virgil Kaine and other partners. Additionally, Home Team and Edmund's Oast Brewing Co. will collaborate on a limited edition beer to be released at the event.
The event is free to attend. Food and beverages can be purchased from the various chefs’ tables and satellite bars throughout the event.
Besides the food and drinks, guests can also enjoy live music from T. Hardy Morris, BJ Barham of American Aquarium, The Artisanals, and Hans Wenzel & the Eighty Sixers. There will also be family-friendly activities located throughout the festival on a closed-off Williman Street.
Raffle tickets will be sold for the chance to win various prizes, including a Big Green Egg grill. All proceeds will benefit Hogs for the Cause.
Hogs for the Cause is a New Orleans-based 501c(3) organization that provides monetary relief to families with children who suffer from brain cancer. For more information, visit Hogs for the Cause online at www.hogsforthecause.org.