Funkin' it Up
Saturday, May 25, 2013
6:30 PM VIP Admission | 7:00 PM General Admission
The Hyatt Regency Ballroom
Celebrity guest chefs join John Besh and his executive team of chefs to serve up delicious dishes you won’t soon forget. “Funkin’ It Up!” will feature live music performances and a live auction benefiting the John Besh Foundation and NOWFE, featuring experiences you won’t want to miss.
This year’s celebration honors the lifetime achievement of one of New Orleans’ great community members, Ms. Leah Chase. In addition, the John Besh Foundation will award the John Besh and Bride Mayor Chefs Move! Scholarships for Culinary and Pastry Arts at the International Culinary Center in New York.
Following the party, join the chefs at the after party at Borgne for late night snacks, flowing drinks, and a special musical performance.
Celebrate Good Times $250
- General admission at 7:00 PM
Feet Don't Fail Me Now $325
- VIP admission at 6:30 PM
- Reserved Seating
- After-Party Admission
- VIP gift
Bring on the Noise, Bring on the Funk! $100
- After-Party admission at 11 PM
Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky! $5000
- VIP admission for 10 people at 6:30 PM
- Reserved Seating plus dedicated bar back
- Name in Program
- After-Party Admission Reserved Seating at After-Party
- VIP gift plus commemorative poster signed by chefs and musicians
To purchase a VIP table, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the John Besh Foundation
The John Besh Foundation provides scholarships, grants, and loans to individuals in the New Orleans community with the passion, creativity, and knowledge to enact change in their culinary worlds. The Foundation is dedicated to providing not only funding but also the structure and support essential to empowering its recipients fully. By design, each initiative of the John Besh Foundation holds sustainability as the key to having a lasting impact on the community.
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