Bal Masqué

Bal MasquéPlease join us for Bal Masqué, a carnival celebration to nourish, educate and empower the youth of New Orleans. The weekend kicks off with our Chefs’ Dinner featuring Andrew Carmellini on Friday, January 18, 2019, followed by the main event, the ball,  on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

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What To expect

For Bal Masqué, Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski (Herbsaint Restaurant, Cochon Restaurant, Cochon Butcher, and Peche Seafood Grill) bring together a host of nationally renowned celebrity chefs and mixologists for an unforgettable evening.

Entertainment Line-Up:
Ram Haiti
The Vermilionaires, featuring members of Lost Bayou Ramblers
Cha Wa
Pinettes Brass-Band
The Roots of Music

Featured Chefs:
Neal Bodemheimer, CURE NOLA
Chef Nina Compton, Compere Lapin
John Currence, City Grocery
Suzanne Goin, Lucques
Paul Kahan, Big Star Chicago
Mike Lata, FIG Charleston + The Ordinary
Nancy Oakes & Dana Younkin, Boulevard Restaurant
Richard Reddington, Redd Wood
Andrea Reusing, Lantern Restaurant
Slade Rushing, Brennan’s Restaurant
Maggie Scales, La Boulangerie
Frank Stitt, Highlands Bar and Grill

Special Appearances:
The Merry Antoinettes
Trixie Minx
ISL BeauCoup Circus

What You Need To Know

Physical tickets are not being issued. Ticket purchasers’ names will be on a guest list the evenings of our Chefs’ Dinner and Bal Masqué. Black tie or costume. Mask required. Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski created the Link Stryjewski Foundation to address the cycles of poverty and violence in New Orleans by investing in high quality education, enrichment, mentoring and job training opportunities for the City’s youth. The Link Stryjewski Foundation provides financial support and partners with non-profit organizations that directly work to further the Foundation’s mission: to nourish and educate the youth of New Orleans.