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Coquette Guest Chef Night

May 24, 2018

“Food is like a lifestyle,” Jervon Francis, 19, reflects on her night working back of house alongside Kristen Essig from Coquette. She, along with three other trainees, helped run Guest Chef Night, our monthly intimate dining experience with our city’s culinary stars. Kristen Essig has been named one of Coastal Living Magazines “5 Coastal Chefs […]

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Student Walk-Out Against Gun Violence

April 9, 2018

On March 14, 2018, at 10:00 am, students of Liberty’s Kitchen led a walk-out in memoriam and protest of the lives lost in the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The main objective was to observe 17 minutes of silence to commemorate the 17 people who were killed in the mass shooting. Our students were joined by other […]

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See You Next Time, Ms. Judy

March 17, 2018

Today, Liberty’s Kitchen said, “See you next time,” to Judy Bussey, longtime Liberty’s Kitchen friend and volunteer. Judy, known around here as “Ms. Judy,” is from Calgary, and she first heard about Liberty’s Kitchen in 2008. She was working for the fire department and missed a chance to go to New Orleans to volunteer with […]

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Guest Chef Night with Marcus Jacobs of Marjie’s Grill

March 16, 2018

        Our monthly Guest Chef Night celebration was held on Thursday, March 15th featuring Chef Marcus Jacobs of Marjie’s Grill. Attendees enjoyed an unforgettable meal that included fresh cracklins, Thai-style ceviche, BBQ gulf shrimp, and Thai BBQ pork shank. Each course was paired with drinks courtesy of Roulaison Distilling Co., Wayward Owl […]

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Guest Chef Night with Will Avelar of Meril

February 28, 2018

        We kicked off our 2018 Guest Chef Night Series with Chef Will Avelar of Meril. Chef Will created an extraordinary family style meal that included Fried Rock Shrimp Salad, Korean Short Ribs with cucumber kimchee, Candied Pork Ribs, Miso Glazed Carrots, Lemongrass Steamed Jasmine Rice, and Bananas Foster Doberge cake. Attendees […]

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Bernadette Lucas is our new Chief Financial Officer

February 19, 2018

Liberty’s Kitchen has named Bernadette Lucas as its new Chief Financial Officer. Lucas is a native of New Orleans and continues to cultivate her homegrown talent and skill with her new position at Liberty’s Kitchen. Lucas received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Dillard University, and a M.B.A. from the University of New Orleans. She […]

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