6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Meauxbar, 942 N. Rampart St., (504) 569-9979
The restaurant kicks off a six-week summer dinner series with a multicourse meal of French-inspired dishes including pork belly rillette with pickled vegetables, Creole tomato farci with escargot, grilled quail and peach tarte tatin. Wine parings are available. Seating is communal. The dinner costs $45.
Artful Palate: Creole Cooking 101
6:30 p.m. Friday
Cafe NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, (504) 482-1264
Chef Chris Montero and guest chef and TV host Kevin Belton, an instructor at the New Orleans School of Cooking, discuss and demonstrate the basics of Creole cooking at the kickoff of Cafe NOMA's series of cooking demonstrations, taking place every other Friday at the museum through Sept. 18. Free admission.
SoFAB Reinvents Soul Food
1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-0405
Chef Jeff Henderson (Flip My Food with Chef Jeff) spent a decade in prison before turning his life around and rising to become chef de cuisine at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. The TV star is joined by two local chefs: personal chef Gason Nelson and Kamili Hemphill from Emeril Lagasse's test kitchen, at an event featuring reinvented soul food dishes. Tickets are $25; $20 for museum members; $30 at the door.