Emeril Lagasse Foundation announces tickets for the 2016 Boudin, Bourbon & Beerare now on sale for the “early bird special” price of $89. The annual outdoor fundraising event will return to Champions Square on Friday, Nov. 4. for an evening of Louisiana-inspired culinary celebration. Admission for the event includes all food and beverage, and tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket price increases to $99 on Sept. 1.
Now in its sixth year, Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Boudin, Bourbon & Beer has expanded its chef lineup to feature over 60 local and national chefs preparing their own creative styles of boudin sausage. Award-winning chefs including Ed Lee of Louisville, Beau MacMillan of Phoenix, and Louisiana-based Michael Gulotta, Justin Devillier, Isaac Toups, Tory McPhail and more, will join Chef Emeril Lagasse along with co-chairs Donald Link, Stephen Stryjewski and John Currence.
In addition to top culinary talent, Boudin, Bourbon & Beer will feature open bars stocked with a variety of local craft beers, premium spirits, fine wines and more provided by sponsors Abita Beer, Buffalo Trace, Au Bon Climat, Justin Vineyards & Winery, Landmark Vineyards and FIJI Water. The night under the stars will also showcase a cigar tasting tent hosted by sponsor Nat Sherman, a silent auction and merchandise. Stay tuned as this year’s music lineup will be announced soon.
Boudin, Bourbon & Beer kicks off the Foundation’s two-night signature fundraising weekend followed by the nationally recognized wine auction and gala dinner, Carnivale du Vin. Last year’s Boudin, Bourbon & Beer was a sold-out event with 5,000 attendees, more than a quarter of whom traveled from 43 states and 4 Canadian provinces. The 2015 fundraising weekend raised $3 million for children’s charities.
All proceeds from Boudin, Bourbon & Beer benefit Emeril Lagasse Foundation. For more information about the event, visit BoudinBourbonandBeer.com.