2016 Cookies & Cocktails
Enjoy An Evening in Paris!
Enjoy an “Evening in Paris” at Girl Scouts Louisiana East’s 2016 Cookies & Cocktails gala, benefiting Girl Scouts! This year’s Parisian-themed gala is set for Saturday, February 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Generations Hall in New Orleans preceded by a patron party at 6 p.m.
Twenty chefs and bartenders from New Orleans’ best restaurants will treat guests to one-of-a kind appetizers, cocktails, and desserts, made from Girl Scout Cookies. As guests sample the chefs’ creations, guests will also enjoy an open bar, music from Papa C & the Slammin’ Horns, photo booth, and an exciting silent auction.
Restaurants include Barcadia, Bottom Line Beach Club, Café Reconcile, Culinary Kids, Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria, Fulton Alley, Kingfish, New Orleans School of Cooking, NOLA Brewing, Marvin Allen and his Pelican Pixies, Mizado Cocina, Rebellion Bar and Urban Kitchen, Restaurant R’evolution, Rivershack Tavern, Seed, Victory, and World of Beer.
Celebrity judges will crown the Judge’s Choice champion while you get to select the People’s Choice! Emcee is News with a Twist reporter Kenny Lopez and event co-chairs are Stephanie Osborne and Dr. Allison Augustus-Wallace. Celebrity judges include Chef Matt Murphy of Chopped, Jackie Clarkson, WWL-TV Medical Reporter Meg Farris, and WDSU-TV Medical Editor Dr. Corey Hebert. The 610 Stompers are also among the special guests attending Cookies & Cocktails.
Tickets are $100 per person, or $125 for the patron party & gala (6-10 p.m.), and can be purchased at bit.ly/CookiesCocktails16. Patron Party tickets are limited.
A big thank you goes to event sponsors: Albemarle Foundation, Gold sponsor; Valero,Silver sponsor; Capital One, Robyn Merrick, Total Graphics & Printing, Inc., Whitney Bank, Baptist Community Ministries, Bronze sponsors. Additional sponsorship opportunities are needed. Click here for Sponsorship Opportunities
Money raised from this fundraiser will help girls get the leadership and social skills they need to make a positive difference in their communities.
For more information please contact the Fund Development office at 504-355-5885.