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12th Annual Bar & Grille Cooking Competition

Sunday, March 23, 2014 at City Park's Peristyle 

The New Orleans Bar & Grille is the law firm cooking competition that raises money for legal services to the poor.


Congratulations to the Winners!


Best Overall

Kean Miller

Crowd Favorite

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services - Pecan Pie with Mint Julep Whipped Cream

Most Creative

1st Place – Kean Miller - Oyster Rockefeller Beignets

2nd Place – Fowler Rodriguez – Ceviche atop a Columbian Arepa

3rd Place- Liskow & Lewis  - Spicy Vietnamese PB &J

Best Dessert

1st Place – Kean Miller – Beignets a la Mode

2nd Place – McGlinchey Stafford – Chocolate Stuffed Beignets

3rd Place – Liskow & Lewis – Praline PB&J Shot

Local Favorite

1st Place – Slattery Marino – Coco’s Redfish Fritters with Cilantro Sauce

2nd Place – McGlinchey Stafford – Pig in a Blanket

3rd Place – City of New Orleans – Chicken & Waffles 

Best Booth

The Derbes Law Firm



The Young Lawyers Section of the New Orleans Bar Association will hold the 12th annual New Orleans Bar & Grille. Teams of amateur chefs from local companies and law firms will participate in a cook off at the Peristyle in City Park.  The event ofers family, friends, and the general public plenty of entertainment including live music, free drinks, and, of course, a sampling of the dishes that are prepared on site. Although teams are not limited in what particular dish they prepared, teams compete for Best Local Favorite, Best Dessert, Most Creative, Best Booth Decoration, Crowd Favorite, and Best Overall.


All proceeds to benefit Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, a nonprofit law firm founded to provide free legal assistance to low-income persons in civil cases. 


Date  Sunday, March 23, 2014
Time 1 pm - 5 pm
Location City Park's Peristyle, New Orleans, Louisiana
Individual Ticket Registration

Pre-ordered: $30

At the Door:  $35

Children under 12 are free.

Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or email CC Kahr to reserve your ticket in advance. Please be advised there are no refunds.

Team Registration

Download the Team Registration Letter & Form.  Team Registration Cost is $175. For teams wanting electricity, the cost is $200.  

Contact the Bar & Grille Chairs,  Alex Glaser or Monica Manzella, for information on joining the cooking competition.

Completed forms should be mailed to NOBA, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Sponsorship Information

The Bar & Grille is made possible through the generosity of its sponsors.  

Download the Sponsor Registration Form or contact Alex Glaser for information. 

Additional Questions Please contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or email CC Kahr.



2013 Bar & Grille Winners

Local Favorite

  1. The Derbes Law Firm- Smoked Gouda, Grits, and Grillades
  2. Bourgeois Bennet, L.L.C.- Shrimp Remoulade Bruschetta
  3. Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.- New Orleans/New York Seafood Chowder

Most Creative

  1. Krebs Farley & Pelleteri, PLLC- Duck and Grits
  2. Blue Williams, L.L.P.- Silver-Dollar Buttermilk Chive Pancakes Topped with Pulled Pork, Sweet Potato Puree, and Bourbon Syrup
  3. King, Krebs & Jurgens, PLLC- Crab Cake Mac and Cheese

Best Dessert

  1. Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC- Banana Nutella Crepe
  2. Phelps Dunbar LLP- Grilled Strawberry and Nutella Smores
  3. Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC- Strawberry Mascarpone

Best Overall

       Krebs Farley & Pelleteri, PLLC

Crowd Favorite

       McGlinchey Stafford- Patty Melts

Best Booth

       McGlinchey Stafford