Galatoire’s Bistro in Baton Rouge to hold ‘Taste of New Orleans’ dinner _lowres

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Baton Rouge’s Galatoire’s Bistro will hold “A Taste of New Orleans” Dinner, featuring a collaboration between chef Leon Galatoire and Galatoire’s Bistro executive chef Kelley McCann, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the restaurant, 3535 Perkins Road.

Galatoire and McCann will present a menu highlighting and expanding upon classic Creole favorites. The dinner is the first of a series of guest chef dinners that invite various well-known chefs into the restaurant to develop, in conjunction with McCann, a creative and one-of-a-kind menu.

The menu for “A Taste of New Orleans” dinner combines the efforts of two talented chefs to create a unique and unparalleled dining experience for the Baton Rouge community.

“I’m honored to be in Baton Rouge and have the chance to be in the kitchen at Galatoire’s Bistro, working alongside chef Kelley to build an evening encompassing everything guests love about Galatoire’s Bistro as a restaurant and as the Galatoire family,” said Galatoire. Sommelier Gabrielle Waxman will provide optional pairings for each course.

The menu includes hors d’oeuvres of escargot Rockefeller, duck and rabbit terrine and fried oysters. The first course is shrimp remoulade with micro greens; the second course is French garlic soup; the third course is casserole aubergines au gratin, followed by a fourth course of porcini and rosemary crusted New York strip. Dessert is chocolate and espresso panna cotta.

Tickets are $65, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Guests can add the pre-selected wine pairings for $30. Call (225) 360-3410.