Join us for a free, in-person cooking class for kids! Chef Brigtsen is the co-owner of Brigtsen’s Restaurant. He has been named by Food & Wine as ‘One of America’s Top Ten New Chefs,’ ‘Chef of the Year’ by New Orleans magazine’s annual poll, and ‘American Express Best Chef: Southeast’ by the James Beard Foundation. He is Adjunct Professor at The John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University and Chef-in-Residence at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA). Join us for a cooking demo and conversation about his rise to one of the biggest names in New Orleans food. Registration is required, and spaces are limited. Partial funding provided by Jazz & Heritage After-School and Summer Education Programs in Music, Arts and Cultural Traditions. This category supports after-school and summer educational arts programs offered by nonprofit organizations and Louisiana K-12 schools.