Apr 15, 2016
New Orleans, LA – During the WYES SEASON OF GOOD TASTES coffee and wine pairing dinners, held between October 2015 and January 2016, chefs were asked to use Community® coffee as an ingredient in one or more of their courses. Each dinner guest was asked to judge on presentation, taste, originality and creativity of coffee usage.
WYES and Community Coffee Company are pleased to announce Chef Mark Quitney of Pelican Lobby Bar in the Sheraton New Orleans as the 2015 Cooking with Community® Coffee Contest winner! Chef Mark Quitney won for his Black & Gold to the Super Bowl Doberge which featured layers of lemon curd & chocolate mousse, buttercream icing covered in a chocolate and lemon glaze burnt cream featuring Community® coffee. The winning recipe is available at communitycoffee.com.
Previous winning Chefs of the Cooking with Community® Coffee Contest include:
2014 Chef Jeremy Terranova of Little Gem Saloon —Irish Coffee Bread Pudding Crème de Menthe Anglaise
2013 Chef Jeremy Langlois of Houmas House —Marinated Tenderloin of Lamb, Skillet Seared and Served with Horseradish Yukon Gold Potatoes and Port Wine Jus
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
WYES appreciates the support of Community® coffee, Caire Hotel & Restaurant Supply, Thompson Meats, Andy Roo’s and Moises Wines. Many thanks to this year’s participating restaurants — Brown Butter Southern Kitchen & Bar, Pelican Lobby Bar in the Sheraton Hotel, Sac-a-Lait, Feelings Café & Patio Bar, Dickie Brennan’ Tableau, Restaurant R'evolution and Avo.
The support and the participation of the dedicated chefs make this event series possible.
For 59 years, WYES has worked to inform, teach, illuminate, entertain and inspire our entire community. It is the oldest public television station serving southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the 12th oldest in the nation, and the most utilized non-profit organization in our two states with as many as a half-million people using our broadcasts, outreach activities and website each week. We are proud to be part of the nation's largest classroom, the largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. For more information, call (504) 486--‐5511 or visit wyes.org. Like us on Facebook (wyes.neworleans). Follow us on Twitter (@WYESTV) & Instagram (wyestv).
About Community Coffee Company:
Now in its 97th year, Community Coffee Company houses the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America, and four generations of the Saurage family have operated the company since its inception. Founded in 1919, Community Coffee Company is an importer, roaster and distributor of the highest--‐quality premium coffees and teas, using only 100% Arabica coffee beans. For additional information, visit CommunityCoffee.com or find the brand on Facebook and Twitter.