Travel with G&G to New Orleans, Louisiana as we join legendary Southern chef John Besh for a series of unforgettable culinary experiences featuring renowned chefs from across the country.
Exclusive Culinary Travel Packages are now available through Omni Hotels & Resorts. Each package includes a pair of tickets to a Johnny + Friends dinner, accommodations at one of three Omni Hotels & Resorts properties, a culinary-inspired walking map of New Orleans, a special gift from G&G, and more.
2017 Johnny + Friends Pop Up-Dinner Series Dates:
January 25 – Slanted Door for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chef Charles Phan of Slanted Door, San Francisco
March 24 – Fêtes Fest at Generations Hall // Featuring a stellar lineup of chefs from beloved Southern restaurants Kenton’s, Angeline, Acre, Josephine Estelle, Pêche, Simone’s Market, Iris, Dooky Chase, Emeril’s, La Thai, August, and more!
April 20 – Zahav for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav, Philadelphia
May 13 – Besh Crawfish Boil at Chef John Besh’s home // Featuring Chef Aaron Sanchez
June 15 – Yes Ma’am, Yes Chef Women in Food Dinner at Pigeon & Prince // Featuring tremendous female talent from around the country with chefs Nina Compton of Compere Lapin, Cassidee Dabney of Blackberry Farm, Traci Des Jardins of Jardinere, Kelly Fields of Willa Jean, and Kristen Kish of Travel Channel’s 35 Hours
August 24 – Fa’lia for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chef Michael Schwartz of Fa’lia, Miami
September 21 – Backstreet Cafe for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chef Hugo Ortega of Backstreet Cafe, Houston
October 19 – Animal for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo of Animal, Los Angeles
November 30 – Underbelly for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chef Chris Shepherd of Underbelly, Houston
December to be announced – Chef’s Talent Show
Proceeds benefit The John Besh Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships, grants, and loans to individuals in NOLA with the passion, creativity, and knowledge to enact change in their community.