LOVE in the Garden 2016 presented by Whitney Bank



LOVE in the Garden 2016 honored
the following New Orleans-based artists:

Elenora Rukiya Brown

Skylar Fein

Gene Koss

Ashley Longshore

Alexa Pulitzer

Josephine Sacabo


Entertainment by

Storyville Stompers Brass Band    |    MoJEAUX    |    DJ Nikki Pennie


Third annual LOVE Cocktail Challenge

presented by

SKYY.Vodka_blue_stacked-logofeaturing 10 of New Orleans’ top bartenders

Roger Blais | Polo Club Lounge – Windsor Court Hotel

Tyler Chauvin | Trèo

Nick Detrich | Cane & Table

Abigail Gullo | Compere Lapin

Paul Gustings | Empire Bar – Broussard’s

Chris Hannah | French 75 – Arnaud’s

Chris McMillian | Revel

T. Cole Newton | Twelve Mile Limit

Kimberly Patton-Bragg | Three Muses

Daniel Victory | Victory




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Third annual LOVE Cocktail Challenge
presented by



Sheila and Britton Sanderford


J. Edgar Monroe Foundation
Kabacoff Family Foundation
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Jane and Rodney Steiner


Rep. and Mrs. Neil Abramson & Nancy and Franco Valobra
Penny and Al Baumer
Sydney and Walda Besthoff
Frances and Calvin Fayard
Adee Heebe and Dominick Russo
Jennifer and Fred Heebe
New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau
River Birch
Schonekas, Evans and McGoey, LLC




Ellen and Mac Ball
Cathy and Morris Bart
Valerie Besthoff
Virginia Boulet and Alvin R. Albe, Jr.
Sandra and Elwood Cahill
Adrienne and Archie Casbarian
The Chehardy Family
Crescent Sound and Light
Bernice and Don Daigle
Sally Duplantier Family
Favret, Demarest, Russo, Lutkewitte and Schaumburg APLC
Penny Francis – Eclectic Home
Joanna Giorlando
Anne and Bill Grace
Green Team Landscape, LLC
Owen M. Grossman MD and Vivian Fonseca
Juli Miller Hart
Sharon Jacobs, Leonard Davis and Family
Jefferson Door Company
Anne S. Kock
Leslie and Bill Kramer
Ray Lagasse
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Levy
Ashley Longshore
Kay B. Lyons
Kay McArdle and Joe Handlin
Paretti Family of Dealerships
Janice Parmelee and Bill Hammack
Pam and Larry Pickett
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Piner
Alexa Pulitzer
Sally E. Richards
Melissa and Alfred Rufty
Julia and Bo Sanders
Lisa and David Schlakman
Dr. and Mrs. Armin Schubert
Natasha Shah
Aimée and Mike Siegel
The Solomon Family
Susu and Andrew Stall
Pamela and Rob Steeg
Preston Tedesco
Janis van Meerveld and Charlie Cerise
Kristen van Meerveld

Special Thanks

2016 Invitation and Logo Design by Rachel Turnage

Patron and Garden Party Cuisine

Acme Oyster House
Ale on Oak
Ancora Pizzeria
Another Broken Egg Café
Antoine’s Restaurant
Arnaud’s Restaurant
Baker Maid Products, Inc.
Barú Bistro & Tapas
Beth Biundo Sweets
Biscuits and Buns on Banks
The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Blue Oak BBQ
Bon Ton Café
Boulevard American Cuisine
Café Degas
Canal Street Bistro
Catering by Laura Arrowood
Catering D’Orleans
Cava Restaurant
Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar
Crescent City Brewhouse
Crescent City Steakhouse
Dakota Restaurant
Dickie Brennan & Co. Family of Restaurants
Elizabeth’s Restaurant
Gambino’s Bakery
Gordon Biersch
Green Fork
Highly Seasoned Catering, LLC
Houston’s Restaurant
Ice Cream 504
Joel Catering and Special Events
Maurice French Pastries
Messina’s Runway Café
Mona’s Café
The Munch Factory
Nonna Mia
Nothing Bundt Cake
Oak Oven
Oak Wine Bar
PF Chang’s
Pigeon and Prince
Porter and Luke’s
Royal House
The Ruby Slipper Café
Silk Road
Slice Pizzeria
Southern Candymakers
Southern Hospitality Catering
The Steak Knife
Superior Seafood and Oyster Bar
Vega Tapas Café

Late Night Treats

Crêpes á la Cart
Crescent City Eats
Diva Dawg
Grilling Shilling
Morning Call
Nola Snow
Theo’s Neighborhood Pizza


2016 LOVE Committee

Lynn Abide
Kim Abramason
Barbara Ballard
Kim Barnett
Leighton Bell
Barbara Bossier
Kathryn Bullock Joyner
Kathie Campbell
Amy Carbonette
Olivia Carisella
Adrienne Casbarian
Kathy Cooke
Mathilde Currence
Eleanor Davis
Millie Davis-Kohn
Marie Louise de la Vergne
Cara Dessens
Joni Diaz
Hallie Dietsch
Susan Dill
Ann Duffy
Frances Fayard
Sheila Fenton
Erin Fleming
Glendy Forster
Suzanne Fournier
Eugenie Gibbens
Joanna Giorlando
Lauren Glorioso
Carolyn Gravley
Colleen Gravley
Mackey Gremillion
Adee Heebe
Stephanie Hennings
Crawford Hdogson
Adele Humphreys
Pat Jackson
Maria Keiser
Andrew Klyza
Naomi Kornman
Jake Kupperman
Patricia Lacoste
Lauren Levy
Faye Lieder
Lynn Long
Celeste Marshall
Darlene Martin
Cammie Mayer
Susan McArdle
Kay McArdle
Juli Miller Hart
Tyra Mitchell
Kathleen Mix
Brenda Moffitt
Caroline Monteleone
Alexis Preis
Kristie Reily
Nancy Rhett Robinette
Stephanie Rogers
Chandler Rogers
Melissa Rufty
Elizabeth Ryan
Brice Sanderford
Sheila Sanderford
Mimi Schlesinger
Robyn Schwarz
Karen Senter
Holly Sharp Snodgrass
Lydia Sneed
Elise Thomas
Lauren Trostorff
Rachel Turnage
Nancy Valobra
Liz Vandervort
Karen Villavaso
Karen Ward
Lynda Warshauer
Kathy Weidner
Katherine Westerhold
Susan Wormser
Bryant York

In loving memory of Dagney Jochem