New Orleans, LA – WYES recently closed out the 2013-2014 WYES SEASON OF GOOD TASTES coffee and wine pairing dinners with a total of 14 participating restaurants. Throughout the season, from August 2013 through April 2014, participating chefs are asked to participate in the Cooking with Community® Coffee Contest. Chefs were asked to use Community coffee as an ingredient in one or more of their courses. Each dinner guest is then asked to judge on presentation, taste, originality and creativity of coffee usage.
WYES and Community Coffee Company are pleased to announce Chef Jeremy Langlois of Houmas House as the 2013 Cooking with Community® Coffee Contest winner! Chef Jeremy won for his Marinated Tenderloin of Lamb, Skillet Seared and Served with Horseradish Yukon Gold Potatoes and Port Wine Jus.
As the recipient of the 2013 Cooking with Community® Coffee Contest, Chef Jeremy Langlois of Houmas House will receive a thirty second congratulatory announcement which will air on WYES-TV/Channel 12.
Previous winning Chefs of the Cooking with Community® Coffee Contest include:
2012 Chef Chris Wadsworth of Restaurant IPO in Baton Rouge – Baby Mixed Greens Salad composed of baked hazelnut goat cheese and pears tossed in Community Coffee almond amaretto dressing
2010 Chef Chris Wadsworth of Nottoway Plantation in White Castle -°©‐ Pecan Smoked Breast of Duck
2009 Chef Ross Eirich of Nathan's Restaurant in Slidell – Lacquered Duck Breast
2008 Chef Tom Wolfe of Wolfe's in the Warehouse in New Orleans – Tiramisu
2007 Chef Andrea Apuzzo of Andrea's Restaurant in Metairie – Tiramisu
For additional information on all WYES events, visit http://www.wyes.org/.
Community Coffee Company
Community Coffee Company has a robust history of going above and beyond. For more than 90 years, the company has remained steadfast in its commitment to crafting the world’s best-tasting coffee. From when Henry Norman “Cap” Saurage began serving his quality coffee out of his country store in 1919 until today, the company has grown to become the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America. Community® coffee can be found in grocery and convenience stores, offices, hotels, and many of the best restaurants throughout the Southeast, and is available worldwide through CommunityCoffee.com.
Additionally, the company is committed to supporting U.S. military personnel through its Military Match program which doubles four-bag coffee purchases to military addresses. Also, participating K – 12 schools have earned well over $4 million through the Community Cash for Schools® program. Because the company believes that beyond having standards, there’s setting them. Beyond good, there’s great. And beyond good coffee, there’s Community coffee.