Baton Rouge

Hosted by Randy K. Haynie

8On May 4, 2016, guests joined us for a wine-paired five-course dinner to recreate George Rodrigue’s famous “Aioli Dinner” painting while supporting arts in education through the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts.

Honorary Host
Taylor Barras, Louisiana Speaker of the House

1465 Ted Dunham Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70802

May 4, 2016
6:30 pm

Five-course dinner with wine pairings
Cuisine by Chef Peter Sclafani, Ruffino’s.  See menu below.
Wines provided by Moet Hennessy

Live and Silent Auction items of George Rodrigue artwork.

All donations made will be matched 1:1 by the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

Friends of George Rodrigue

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Turner Industries Group
Jason & Katharine Dore’
Ruffin & Allison Rodrigue
Peter & Michelle Sclafani
Scott & Elizabeth McKnight

Matching grant provided by:



Hors d’ouevres

Asparagus Soup
Oyster Vol-au-Vent
Shrimp Corndogs

Chandon Rose

Seated Dinner 

Crawfish Agnolotti
Tomato, tasso, crawfish butter

Chandon Blanc de Noir

Mandarin Fennel Salad
Mandarin slices, fennel, arugula, burrata, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, orange vinaigrette

Cape Mantelle Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

Ricotta Gnocchi with Lobster
Roasted corn, tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms, corn lobster butter

Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir

Beef Cheeks Jolie Blonde
 Potato leek puree, heirloom carrots, cipollini onions, natural jus

Numanthia Termes

Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberries marinated in Bayou Rum, rustic short bread, mascarpone whipped cream, and toasted meringue

Chandon Sparkling Cocktail

Wines courtesy of:
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Photography by Eye Wander Photo