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Element Beverage Festival
August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm$25.00
In collaboration with Element Beverage Company, we are hosting the Element Beverage Festival on Saturday, August 14 for an evening of fun, music, and more honoring the late Devin Espadron, former Founder and Owner of Element Beverage Co.
Devin Espadron founded this beverage company featuring fresh juices and unique ingredients while still in high school. Devin successfully grew his business from a start-up to one of New Orleans’ more recognizable independent beverage brands. Devin’s life was tragically cut short by gun violence in November 2019 at the age of 22. Devin’s parents, David Espadron & Keishia Deverney, are continuing his business and legacy through Element Beverages. Part of the brand’s mission is to foster future entrepreneurs like Devin.
New Orleans has a long and impressive history of culinary entrepreneurship. Exhibits at SoFAB feature the innovations of people like Al Copeland, L.H. Heyward, and Paul Prudhomme, but the Museum does not have an exhibit to feature more recent contributions from New Orleans entrepreneurs. The Museum’s new Culinary Entrepreneurship Spotlight will give the Museum the opportunity to tell new stories about the contemporary people who make New Orleans a world-best food and culture city. In 2021- 22, we will be working with Element Beverage Co. on the first Culinary Entrepreneur Spotlight featuring the origin story of Element Beverages. At the Element Beverage Festival, we are introducing the plans for the future Element Beverage Formulation Journey Exhibit.
Tickets: $25.00 (plus tax)
Food Vendors/Cash Bar/Raffles
Live Entertainment: Captain Charles, Scandalous, Tereasa B., Lisa Amos, and 21st Century Brass Band