Preserve Louisiana’s inaugural Cultural & Architectural Tour will travel to Natchez, MS with host, creator and author of Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde… Life Stories about Food, Peggy Sweeney-McDonald, on January 27 - January 29, 2017.
The tour will visit the Rosalie Plantation, Stanton Hall Plantation and downtown Natchez, which includes the Court House and the Thomas H. and John W. Gandy Photograph Collection.
Attendees will also enjoy delicious cuisine at the Carriage House by Mississippi Celebrity Chef Bingo Starr, a barbeque lunch at the Pig Out Inn, a tasting tour of the award winning Charboneau Rum Distillery and dinner at Dunleith Plantation with the Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde… show. The tour also includes dinner and wine at the Twin Oaks Plantation which is the private home of best-selling cookbook author, Chef Regina Charboneau.
Sweeney-McDonald will emcee the show with notable local foodies, including Charboneau; owner of Darby’s Famous Fudge, Darby Ward Short; editor of Country Roads Magazine, James Fox-Smith; singer and director of Natchez Pilgrimage Tours, Lynn Beach Smith; andDunleith’s popular mixologist Mark Brockway.
The trip includes transportation, a two-night stay at the Grand Hotel set on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, meals, tours and the Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde… show. $826 for singles; $650 each for doubles.
For more information and booking, please register on the link below or call Peggy Sweeney-McDonald at 310.709.2851 or Preserve Louisiana at 225.387.2464.