(From Left to Right) Chef Travis Johnson, Chef Octavio Ycaza, Chef Tenney Flynn, Creative Director David Castillo, Chef Phillip Lopez, & Chef Will Avelar. Photo Credit: Matthew & Becky Noel

(From Left to Right) Chef Travis Johnson, Chef Octavio Ycaza, Chef Tenney Flynn, Creative Director David Castillo, Chef Phillip Lopez, & Chef Will Avelar.

Photo Credit: Matthew & Becky Noel

Spend the first day of the Mardi Gras season relishing in the SEVEN DEADLY SINS.

Join us the evening of Friday, January 6, 2017 as we take you on the most unique multi-sensory experience in New Orleans. Indulge all FIVE senses through the artistry of New Orleans' best and most innovative Chefs, Dancers, Musicians, Visual Artists, and Mixologists in this fresh, curated arts event. As you watch the singers, dancers, and pianist perform the Seven Deadly Sins, your other three senses will be engaged through our All-Star New Orleans Chefs' tasting menu interpreting the SEVEN DEADLY SINS and more.

Tickets are on Sale NOW! Ages 21+


RESTAURANTS/COMPANIES PARTICIPATED: (alphabetically)

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Tickets:

Mortal Sin VIP tickets:

Includes Sinful Seat at VIP Table to experience the performance + 7 Sinful "Savory" Tasting Courses from NOLA's Top Chefs + 7 Sinful "Sweet" Tasting Courses from NOLA's Top Pastry Chefs +  Multiple Drinks

Venial Sin Tickets:

Mobile-standing ticket to Performance + 7 Sinful "Savory" Tasting Courses from NOLA's Top Chefs + 7 Sinful "Sweet" Tasting Courses from NOLA's Top Pastry Chefs + 2 Drinks.


Artists include

Savory Chefs:

"SLOTH" - TENNEY FLYNN: Executive Chef and Co-Owner of GW FINS

"PRIDE" - OCTAVIO YCAZA: Mercenary Chef

"WRATH" - DANA HONN: Head Chef and Co-Owner of CARMO

"GLUTTONY" - KEVIN BELTON: WWL, WYES-TV and New Orleans School of Cooking

"LUST" - PHILLIP LOPEZ: Executive Chef, Co-Owner, and Creative Director of ROOT, SQUARE ROOT, ROOT2, THE TEST KITCHEN, PETIT LION, and PART & PARCEL DELICATESSEN

"GREED" - TRAVIS JOHNSON: District Executive Chef of SODEXO, TULANE, & LOYOLA

"ENVY" - WILL AVELAR: Chef de Cuisine of Emeril Lagasse’s new restaurant MERIL


Sweet Chefs:

"ENVY" - JEREMY FOGG: 2015 Best Pastry Chef of Louisiana and Pastry Chef of EMERIL'S

"LUST" - BERGEN CARMAN: Pastry Chef of MERIL

"WRATH" - AMY LEMON: Pastry Chef of EMERIL'S DELMONICO & NOLA RESTAURANT

"GREED" - ERIN SWANSON: Executive Sous Chef of THE CARIBBEAN ROOM

"GLUTTONY" - RYAN KURR: Pastry Chef of MONDO & ROSEDALE Restaurants

"PRIDE" - MIGUEL CHAVEZ: Executive Chef at SUPERIOR GRILL

"SLOTH" - CRISTINA QUACKENBUSH: Executive Chef and Owner of MILKFISH


MUSICIANS + DANCERS

Anna I: Claire Shackleton (Glimmerglass Opera, New Orleans Opera)

Anna II: Ebony Johnson

Father: Benjamin Lee (Opera Theatre St. Louis)

Brother: Tyrone Chambers (New Orleans Opera, Germany Tour of Porgy and Bess)

Brother: Efraìn Solìs (San Francisco Opera, Met Opera National Finalist)

Mother: Kenneth Weber (New Orleans Opera, Mobile Opera)

Pianist: Christopher Astilla (Kennedy Center, Across UK, and Canada)

Dancers: Polanco Jones, Jr. + Patrick Cragin + Shangobunmi McAlpine + Cameron-Mitchell Ware + Justin Henry

 


Stage Director: Ryan Amador

Stage Director: Ryan Amador

Pianist: Christopher Astilla (Kennedy Center, Across UK, and Canada)

Pianist: Christopher Astilla (Kennedy Center, Across UK, and Canada)

Piano: Christopher Astilla + Flute: Sofia Hailu + VIsual Artist: Michael Pino + DJ Blinkhorn

Piano: Christopher Astilla + Flute: Sofia Hailu +

VIsual Artist: Michael Pino + DJ Blinkhorn

PRODUCTION TEAM

Creative Director: David Castillo

Stage Director: Ryan Amador

Music Director: Christopher Astilla

Choreographer: Polanco Jones, Jr.

Director of Food & Beverage: Nina Camacho

Director of Photography: Matthew & Becky Noel

Director of Production: Clinton Keene

Lighting Design: Adam Waguespack