March 22: Culinary Arts program ribbon-cutting, reception, and "Inside the Chef's Studio" interview with Chef Emeril Lagasse at NOCCA
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 5:30 PM (CDT)
New Orleans, United States
Join us March 22 as Chef Emeril Lagasse launches NOCCA's Culinary Arts program with a reception and "Inside the Chef's Studio" interview, moderated by Dr. Nick Spitzer!
March 22 at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street, New Orleans
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Join us Tuesday, March 22 as Chef Emeril Lagasse marks the launch of the Culinary Arts program at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts! The celebration includes a champagne reception catered by Joel's Grand Cuisine and an "Inside the Chef's Studio" interview with Chef Lagasse, moderated by American Routes' Dr. Nick Spitzer. Chef Lagasse will also unveil the new home of the Culinary Arts program, the Emeril Lagasse Foundation Culinary Arts Studio!
There are a very limited number of tickets available to this special event. Order yours today!
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Reception catered by Joel's Grand Cuisine
“Inside the Chef’s Studio” interview with Chef Emeril Lagasse,
hosted by American Routes’ Dr. Nick Spitzer in the Nims Black Box Theatre
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ABOUT NOCCA AND THE NOCCA INSTITUTE
The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is a tuition-free arts conservatory for high school students and an agency of the State of Louisiana. The mission of The NOCCA Institute, a non-profit organization, is to provide support and advocacy for NOCCA. The Institute provides access to excellence in the arts for students, faculty, and the community-at-large.
ABOUT NOCCA'S CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM
NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program launches in August 2011. Developed in collaboration with the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, the program will offer young artists the opportunity to study with leading master chefs. The program has also been supported by Johnson & Wales University, which has written the first-of-its-kind, four-year Culinary Arts curriculum for high school students.
Lead support for the Culinary Arts program has been provided by Emeril Lagasse Foundation, with generous additional support from Macy’s, Gustaf W. McIlhenny Family Foundation, Selley Foundation, Galatoire’s Foundation, and New Orleans Wine and Food Experience.
When & Where
The NOCCA Institute
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is a world-class educational institution that has been changing the lives of young people since 1973. Every year, this professional arts training center provides intensive instruction in Classical Music, Creative Writing, Culinary Arts, Dance, Drama, Jazz, Media Arts, Musical Theatre, Theatre Design, Vocal Music, Visual Arts, and academics to students from public, private, and parochial schools across Louisiana. Students attend via schoolday, after-school, weekend, and summer sessions. Admission to NOCCA is by audition, and tuition is free. Find out more at www.NOCCA.com.
The NOCCA Institute provides supplemental funding for NOCCA students and advocacy for NOCCA’s world-class program. With the support of corporations, foundations, and individuals across Louisiana and the globe, the Institute has helped turn NOCCA into a flagship professional arts training facility. Some of the Institute’s more notable endeavors include: the Term-Time Financial Aid Program, the NOCCA Summer Term Financial Aid Program, the Summer Study Financial Aid Program, the Artists-in-Residence Program, the capital campaign for NOCCA’s current home and future capital expansion, and numerous arts programs for the general public. Learn more about the Institute at www.NOCCAInstitute.com.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not offer refunds on purchased tickets. However, if you need to shift your tickets from one performance to another, we'll do our best to accommodate you!