Fete Des Fromages NOLA Cheese Fest November 16, 2019

Stack of cheese at the Fete des Fromages
NOLA Cheese Fest
NOLA Cheese Fest

NOVEMBER 13, 15 & 16, 2019


Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – An Exclusive Class for the Serious Gourmand

7:00 - 9:00 pm | The Sazerac House, 101 Magazine St.

On Wednesday, international cheese expert and author Liz Thorpe will lead an intimate class for 50, pairing five of the world’s best cheeses with five signature cocktails at the newly opened cocktail museum and mecca, The Sazerac House.


Friday, November 15, 2019 – Fromage à Trois: Cheese, Chefs and Cocktails

7:00-10:00 pm | The Cellar on St. Louis, 2500 St. Louis St.

On Friday evening, party with New Orleans chefs and international cheesemakers at The Cellar on Saint Louis. 15 chefs will each make a “perfect bite” with a singular cheese.

Enjoy your bites with cocktail samples and then vote for your favorite. Next, hit the cash bar before working off all that cheese on the dance floor to tunes spun by DJ El Camino.

Festival-goers try cheese samples at the Fete des Fromages


Saturday, November 16, 2019 – The Biggest Cheese Festival in the United States!

VIP Gates 11:00 am, General Admission Gates 12:00 pm | The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint

On Saturday, taste more than 150 cheeses and meet cheesemakers from around the world on the grounds of the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Enjoy unlimited cheese samples and purchase wine, beer, and cocktails of your choice. Hang out on the lawn and listen to local bands, or watch chefs battle it out on stage in a race to break down giant wheels of cheese. VIPs enjoy exclusive perks.

“This is already my favorite festival I haven’t been to yet.” – Anna Marvuglio, OffBeat Magazine

“The variety of cheeses was practically legendary.” – Amanda P.

“Today was HEAVEN on earth!” –@trixienola

“The Fête des Fromages was such a cool experience.” –@bonvoyagejackie

“We had the time of our lives eating some of the best cheese we’ve ever eaten!” – Emma R.

“I’m no cheese expert, but all the cheeses I tried were unique and delicious.” –@happytummysue

“My wife and I had a great time and will be back!” –Kyle L.

Back for a second year, Fête des Fromages is a celebration of all things cheese set against the backdrop of the culinary mecca of New Orleans.

Fête des Fromages is hosted by the French American Chamber of Commerce, Gulf Coast Chapter. For membership information, click here.

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