NOMA’s annual fall soiree in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019. Join us for a night of dining and dancing under the stars and oaks in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden! For the first time, the LOVE in the Garden Patron Party will take place in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden expansion. Kicking off the evening at 6:30 PM, Patron Party guests will enjoy entertainment by the NOCCA Trio, with a special appearance by the 610 Stompers presented by Sazerac Company. The Patron Party is followed by the Garden Party from 8 PM to midnight, with entertainment by Nola Dukes. The evening is presented by Hancock Whitney. 2019 LOVE Chairs: Julie and Ted George Cammie and Charles Mayer Aimée and Mike Siegel #LOVEintheGarden2019 #HancockWhitneyLOVE Event Honorees: Sydney and Walda Besthoff Annual LOVE in the Garden Cocktail Challenge, presented by Sazerac New Orleans: Challengers include Jessie Carr of La Petite Grocery, Henry Chamberlain of Company Burger, Anna Giordano of Longway Tavern, Chris Hannah of Jewel of the South, Jennifer Hussey of Justine, Konrad Kantor of Manolito, Chris McMillian of Revel, Sarah Town of Twelve Mile Limit, Steve Yamada of Latitude 29, and Luis Zepeda of The Domino. A panel of judges will award First Place and Best of Spirit awards. Judges include John Cruse of WGNO, T. Cole Newtown of Twelve Mile Limit and The Domino, and Daniel Victory of Victory. Participating Restaurants: The Patron Party features cuisine presented by Commander’s Palace with support from the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute (NOCHI) in the Sculpture Garden Expansion. In the original Sculpture Garden, Patron and Garden Party cuisine features New Orleans’ top restaurants and caterers, including: Acme Oyster House, Ancora Pizzeria, Andy’s Bistro, Angelo Bracato’s Italian Ice & Pastry, Antoine’s Restaurant, Apolline, Atchafalaya, Aunt Sally’s Pralines, The Blue Crab Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Blue Oak BBQ, Bon Ton Café, Boucherie, Boulevard American Bistro, Café Degas, Café NOMA, Canal Street Bistro, Couvant, Crescent City Brewhouse, Crescent City Steaks, Dickie Brennan & Co. Catering, Felix's Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Flamingo A-Go-Go, Fogo de Chao , Galatoire’s Restaurant, Highly Seasoned Catering, LLC, Houston’s Restaurant, Ice Cream 504, Joel Catering and Special Events, Legacy Kitchen, Lula Restaurant Distillery, Mandina’s, Martin Wine Cellar Deli & Catering, Mona's Café, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Oak Oven, Otra Vez , Patti Constantin Designs in Catering Inc., P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Porter and Luke’s Restaurant, Ruby Slipper Café, Santa Fe, Sarita’s Grill Latin Fusion, Satsuma Café, Silk Road, Southern Candymakers, Southern Hospitality Catering, The Spotted Tongue , The Station Coffee Shop and Bakery, Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar, Swiss Confectionery, Three B’s Burgers, Venezia, Vessel, The Vintage, Wayfare, and Zea Rotisserie and Bar. Late night cuisine includes fare from Diva Dawg, Oh La Vache, Petite Rouge Cafe Camionette, South In Ya Mouth Food Truck, and Tanjariné Kitchen.