Johnny + Friends Pop-Up Dinner Series

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.

Click here to book a hotel + ticket package.

2017 Johnny + Friends Pop Up-Dinner Series Dates:

January 25Slanted Door for One Night Only at Pigeon & Prince // Chef Charles Phan of Slanted Door, San Francisco

March 24Fêtes 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.

When: Friday, March 24, 2017 - Friday, December 15, 2017

Where: New Orleans, Louisiana