Categories: Market News
      Date: Aug  1, 2009
     Title: Le Meritage hosts dinner to benefit ailing CCFM shrimp vendor Ray Brandhurst
Le Meritage & Slow Food New Orleans Host a Louisiana Wild Caught Shrimp Dinner to Benefit Ailing Shrimper Ray Brandhurst & his Family
 
What:
Four-course dinner with wine pairings featuring Louisiana wild caught shrimp, prepared by award winning Chef Michael Farrell
 
*This dinner is to provide financial and emotional support to Louisiana shrimper Ray Brandhurst of Four Winds Seafood. Mr. Brandhurst has cancer, minimal health insurance and young children. He and his wife and business partner, Kay, are long time vendors and familiar faces at the Crescent City Farmers Market.
 
When:
Saturday, August 15th; 7pm - 10 pm. A la carte dining will also be available.
 
Price:
$75 per person, including wine pairings with each course; The Maison Dupuy Hotel will offer rooms for $69 per night for guests attending the dinner.
 
Where:
Le Meritage Restaurant, 1001 Rue Toulouse, 504.522.8800

Menu:


Shrimp Cocktail
mango salsa, chive, potato gaufrette
NV Louis Perdiers, Brut Champagne, France
 

Shrimp & Grits
tasso ham, red eye gravy
07 Valminor, Albarino
Rias Baixas, Spain
 

BBQ Shrimp
dirty rice, Creole tomatoes
07 Simi, Chardonnay
Sonoma County, California
 

Peach Pie
vanilla ice cream
NV Fonseca
20 year Tawny