The James P. Raymond Foundation presents The NOCCA Institute’s annual ART&SOUL benefit on Saturday, May 12th.

As always, guests will enjoy an evening of great entertainment featuring Jesse McBride Presents The Next Generation, Big Sam’s Funky Nation Plus NOCCA Alumni All-Star Guests, NOCCA alumni and students, and Big Freedia, an art-filled silent auction, and food from restaurants across the region.

Attire: Creative Cocktail!


6 PM Patron Party

​Jesse McBride Presents The Next Generation


Big Sam’s Funky Nation
NOCCA Alumni All-Star Guests

​Big Freedia

2018 Participating Restaurants
Atchafalaya Restaurant | Bacchanal Wine | bao & noodle | Bellegarde Bakery | Boucherie | Brigtsen’s
Cavan | City Greens | Cochon | Chew Rouge | The Company Burger | Congregation Coffee Roasters
Dooky Chase’s Restaurant | Greek Girls Rice Pudding | Herbsaint | Jacques-Imo’s | LRG Jello Shots
Maison Appel | Marcello’s Restaurant & Wine Bar | Napoleon House | NOLA Restaurant
NOCCA Culinary Students | Peche | Pizza Delicious | Pralines by Jean | Restaurant August
Restaurant R’evolution | Swamp Pop | Swiss Confectionery | Taceaux Loceaux
The Station Coffee and Bakery

NOCCA, 5 Press Street, New Orleans, LA 70117
​Enter at Press Street Station

​Attire: Creative Cocktail

2018 ART&SOUL Committee
Shanekah Johnson, co-chair
Nicole M. Regan, co-chair

Sharyn Booker | Anne Candies | Lauren Cason | Marcella Correa | Bill Fagaly | Mamie Gasperecz | Rebecca Greaney | Kevin Hubbard | Rachel Jeandron | Kyu Kim | Meredith King | Jennifer Lee| Matthew Lemonier | Ben Maddocks| Jessica Marasco | Melissa Marley | Aria Mason | Cree Merriman-Jourdain | Ash McCord | Sharon Meyer | Sarah Stickney Murphy | Paige Patriarca | Boo Randle | Caleb Roberts | Joyce Schenewerk | Celeste Schexnaydre | Laura Sillars | Rachel Stickney | Midori Tajiri-Byrd |
Claire Thriffiley