Summer Luncheon with Guest Chef Barbara LynchSeptember 15 2018 | 12:30 PM
2800 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
On Saturday, September 15th, Coquette will have the honor of hosting a lunch with Chef Barbara Lynch and Chef Kelly Fields benefitting Liberty’s Kitchen.
Our own Chef Kristen Essig will begin with passed hors d’oeuvres at 12:30, followed by a 3 course lunch at 1:00pm. Chef Lynch will prepare the first two courses and dessert will be provided by Chef Fields of New Orleans’ Willa Jean.
Hailing from Boston, James Beard Award–winner and Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef Barbara Lynch is regarded as one of the world’s leading chefs and restaurateurs. Lynch is the acclaimed chef and restaurateur leading The Barbara Lynch Collective, the group behind seven distinct and award-winning concepts in Boston.
After working as the Executive Pastry Chef overseeing all of the pastry programs within the BRG Hospitality Group, Chef Kelly Fields fulfilled her dream of opening a Southern-inspired restaurant and bakery, Willa Jean, in 2015. Willa Jean has received local and national recognition, such as Louisiana Cookin’s “Bakery and Beyond” award and Travel + Leisure’s list of its favorite bakeries around the world.
Proceeds from profits will benefit Liberty’s Kitchen, a charitable group that provides New Orleans young people with pathways to create and achieve their vision of success through workforce training, leadership development, and support of healthy lifestyles by providing them, in a culinary setting, workforce and life skills training to become employed and self-sufficient.