Creole Sweet: The Praline and Its World

New Orleans, Louisiana
Saturday, June 09, 2012
Creole Sweet: The Praline and Its World
Saturday, June 09, 2012 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central Time)

The Historic New Orleans Collection
(504) 523-4662
533 Royal Street & 410 Chartres Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Creole Sweet: The Praline and Its World
A presentation of
The Historic New Orleans Collection and
Dillard University’s Ray Charles Program and
Institute for the Study of Culinary Cultures

Join us for Creole Sweet, a day-long forum featuring talks and panel discussions on the vending, production, and consumption of the quintessential Louisiana candy and its cousins. Our culinary journey will wend its way from Mexico to Jamaica, from Puerto Rico to the Pelican State, and into praline-loving households worldwide.

The forum opens with a keynote address by Dr. Jessica Harris and brings together such distinguished speakers as Fany Gerson, Nicole Taylor, Susan Tucker, and Patrick Dunne.

Friday, June 8
6–8 p.m.
533 Royal St.

Saturday, June 9
Registration 8–8:45 a.m., sessions 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St.

Registration: $50 per person, $35 for Dillard faculty, THNOC members and students

All cancellation requests must be received in writing by June 1 in order to receive a refund.


Creole Sweet is presented with the support of Aunt Sally’s Praline Shops, Inc.; Baby’s Coffee; Timothy Delcambre, DDS, MHA; Leah’s Pralines; Loretta's Authentic Pralines; Pralines by Jean; The Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans; Southern Candymakers; and Tee-Eva's Pies and Pralines.




Contact Information

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