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New Orleans’ dining gem Sac-a- Lait is teaming up with Sazerac Company and the United States Bartending Guild (USBG) to host a five-course Bourbon Dinner to raise funds for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Priced at $150 per person (all-inclusive), the spirited pairing dinner will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Sac-a- Lait in New Orleans’ Warehouse District.

“It’s been tragic to see so many of our friends and colleagues displaced and suffering. It hits home for us in New Orleans and we want to do whatever we can to help them repair and rebuild,” says Sac-a- Lait Chef/Co-owner Samantha Carroll.

The five-course dinner begins at 6:30 PM and will feature culinary delights from Samantha and husband/Chef Cody Carroll, paired with innovative Sazerac cocktails from Beverage Director Norton Christopher. Bourbon enthusiasts and foodies can enjoy the following menu:

First Course
Pontchartrain crab meat, whipped egg yolk, marinated cucumber, bourbon sabayon
Garden Sour – Sazerac rye, citrus, garden herbs, bitters

Second Course
Bourbon glaze, dirty rice
Cypress Sunset – Eagle Rare, jalapeño, black pepper, coriander, charred tarragon, ojen

Third Course
Gone Fishin – Buffalo Trace White Dog, peach, lime, ginger, lemongrass, garden herbs

Fourth Course
Confit potatoes, heirloom tomato, bourbon creolaise
Old Fashioned– Stagg Jr., demerara, bitters, flamed citrus

Fifth Course
Charred marshmallow, bourbon ice cream, spiced pecan crumble, bourbon caramel
Surprise Bourbon Flight

For reservations for the one-night-only Bourbon Dinner, please call (504) 324-3658 or email

Sac-a- Lait is located at 1051 Annunciation Street in New Orleans (entrance is on John Churchill Chase Street) and serves dinner Tuesday – Saturday from 5:30 PM – 10 PM. Happy Hour Tuesday – Friday from 5:30 PM – 7 PM. For more information, please visit www.sac-a-laitrestaurant.com.

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