August 19: A six-course dinner of culinary classics in Press Street Station

As kids across New Orleans shuffle back to school, Press Street Station and Chef Michael Doyle offer adults a one-night-only crash course in culinary classics. Monsters of Rustic Cuisine* is a six-course meal of dishes that children of all ages should know, and each course will be served with two perfect wines.

This prix-fixe dinner is $70 per person (including all 12 wine pairings) or $45 per person (for the dinner only, served with water, tea, or soft drinks). All prices are plus tax and gratuity. Scroll down to see the full menu, then click here to reserve your seat today!

Press Street Station is a project of The NOCCA Institute. Proceeds support programs for NOCCA students, faculty, and the community.

Monsters of Rustic Cuisine*

Saturday, August 19 at Press Street Station, 5 Press Street
$70 per person with 12 wines
$45 per person with water, tea, or soft drinks
Prices do not include tax or gratuity
Slight changes may be made to the menu on the basis of availability

Eventbrite - Monsters of Rustic Cuisine: Culinary classics and perfect wine pairings

first course

  • baguettes & butter
  • served with chateau de l’oiseliniere muscadet & domaine duplessis 1er cru chablis

second course

  • barbecue shrimp & a nice bowl of grits
  • served with commanderie de bargemone coteaux d’aix en provence rose & château de manissy tavel rose

third course

  • a properly dressed salad
  • served with albert mann pinot blanc & la craie vouvray

fourth course

  • gulf fish amandine
  • served with jean francois meriau sauvignon blanc & domaines de marnes blanches cotes du jura savagnin

fifth course

  • chicken, garlic, potatoes, vinegar
  • served with domaine du vissoux coeur de vendanges beaujolais & leon debaumarche st. aubin 1er cru bourgogne

sixth course

  • chocolate & stilton
  • served with armagnac delord bas-armagnac xo & grand nicolet rasteau vin du naturel


  • September: Fejoida with cachaça drinks and fun red wine
  • October: Family-style lamb and flatbreads
  • November: Fall harvest
  • December: Quebecois holidays

* Other names we considered for this dinner:

  • Back to School with Booze
  • Back to Basics in the Name of Progress
  • Get Off My Lawn
  • Everything New is Bad and I Wish I Was Still Young

Eventbrite - Monsters of Rustic Cuisine: Culinary classics and perfect wine pairings

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