In partnership with Visit Ridgeland, Eat Y’all will present the third annual Sweetest Chefs of the South event on Monday, September 11 at The Lake House in Ridgeland, Mississippi from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (VIP entrance at 6:30 p.m.).
As the South’s most indulgent culinary event of the year, Sweetest Chefs of the South features our region’s top pastry chefs showcasing their sweet specialties. Attendees will meet top pastry chefs from five different states, sample their delectables and even vote on a people’s choice favorite.
The event serves as a fundraiser for Extra Table.
The following Southern pastry chefs will be featured:
BRITTANY GARRIGUS – Satterfield’s, Birmingham, AL
JOSH LEAR – The Noble South, Mobile, AL
MAGGIE SCALES – Herbsaint, New Orleans, LA
NEALY FRENTZ – Lola Restaurant and Chopped, Covington, LA
DANIELLE SMATHERS – Concentrics Restaurant Group, Atlanta, GA
BRE KINKEAD – Parish, Atlanta, GA
MEG BRENT – White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, Atlanta, GA
LAURA FIEBURG – Hutton Hotel, Nashville, TN
TIFFANY RICHES – Baked, Nashville, TN
MITCHELL MOORE – Campbell’s Bakery, Jackson, MS
MARY JENNIFER RUSSELL – Sugaree’s Bakery, New Albany, MS
ALEJANDRA MAMUD – La Brioche Patisserie, Jackson, MS
CESAR BARACHINA – Pearl River Resort, Philadelphia, MS
CHRIS WALKER – Seafood R’evolution, Ridgeland, MS
This year’s event will see several new and exciting experiences added to the itinerary. Guests will enjoy savory food tastings from Ridgeland’s top restaurants as well as a variety of craft alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Guests will have the pleasure of viewing cooking demonstrations by top food bloggers Ally Phillips of Ally’s Bohemian Bold Kitchen and Kita Roberts of Pass the Sushi and Girl Carnivore. Attendees will also get a taste of fall fashion trends and the opportunity to be fitted for their own pair of custom denim by Blue Delta Jeans and have the opportunity to enjoy a private waterfront cigar patio hosted by The Country Squire, host of the nation’s top tobacco enthusiast podcast.
Finally, guests will receive a swag bag to remember at the end of the evening including their own Passport to Ridgeland with an opportunity to win sets of Ridgeland restaurant gift cards worth up to $1000 all courtesy of event partners Visit Ridgeland, Southern United Dairy Industry Association, Southern Peanut Growers, Graham Shrimp, Two Brooks Farm, Simmons Catfish, Nandy’s Candy, Sysco Jackson and more.
Advance ticket purchase is required, and since VIP tickets sold out quickly during early bird ticket sales, we recommend purchasing your tickets immediately to secure your spot at this event. For information about sponsorship or table reservation for groups, please call 601-852-3463.
Funds raised from this event will provide nutritious foods to Jackson metro food pantries and soup kitchens through Extra Table.