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Celebrate New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute's "Cooking for a Cause" on September 20th

Tina Howell

New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) has announced "Cooking for a Cause," a two-week, online silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind curated experiences culminating with a soirée overlooking the city of New Orleans on Wednesday, September 20th from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
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Join NOCHI on Wednesday, September 20th for a night that includes great drinks, live music, an experience-filled silent auction, delectable cuisine and more! This event will feature NOCHI Alumni chefs along with local chefs, Chef Eric Cook of Saint John and Gris Gris, Chef Josh Williams of The Will and the Way, and Chef Meg Bickford of Commander’s Palace.

Cooking for a Cause proceeds benefit NOCHI’s flagship culinary and baking and pastry certificate programs and scholarship fund for students seeking a formal culinary education and career in the hospitality industry. 

NOCHI Executive Director, Gerald Duhon said, “Cooking for a Cause highlights the exceptional culinary talents of some of New Orleans’ most revered chefs and our own NOCHI graduates who are the future of hospitality in our city and beyond. The auction experiences are unmatched thanks to the creativity and generosity of colleagues in the hospitality industry who value NOCHI’s mission to train the next generation of culinary and hospitality professionals.”  

The online auction will feature dozens of priceless, one-of-a-kind experiences including private cooking and mixology classes, dinner parties, overnight staycations, and much more, all hosted by your favorite names in hospitality including chefs Susan Spicer, Emeril and E.J. Lagasse, Eason Barksdale, Brett Broussard, Cure’s Neal Bodenheimer, Master Mixologist Danny Valdez, and more! View all the Cooking for a Cause auction items online at Online auction bidding opens at 12:01 am CT on Wednesday, September 6th, and closes at 7:30 pm CT on Wednesday, September 20th. 

Learn about NOCHI sponsorship opportunities, their one-of-a-kind online auction and purchase Cooking for a Cause here.

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Tina Howell is a writer, radio commentator, podcast host and interviewer who covers sports, news, music, festivals and more. PFWA, FWAA and LSWA Member.

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