reserve your seat at the table
$195/person (price includes 18% service fee and all applicable tax - view the cost breakdown here). Tickets are non-refundable. Seating is limited to 50 persons per event in order to preserve the opportunity for personal interaction between the chefs, musicians and our patrons. Event will proceed rain or shine.
the fall 2018 series charity
Maison Madeleine has decided each Secret Supper Series should give back to the community that supports us by adopting a meaningful non-profit organization. This Fall the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will receive a portion of this season’s total ticket sales.
secret supper series guest info
From alternative accommodations to attire, transportation, and weather - here's all you need to know.
meet the chefs
new orleans, la
louisiana cookin’ 2018 chef to watch
Marcus began cooking professionally in his native Ohio at the a of 18. He trained under local Chef Alana Shock until he moved to California where he worked for Chef Judy Rodgers at San Francisco institution Zuni Cafe. After mastering the art of the chicken at Zuni Marcus began his Asian food studies. He traveled through Southern Japan, working on farms and learning regional Japanese home cooking. Upon returning to the States he found himself in New Orleans which would soon become his home. Working under Chefs Donald Link, Ryan Prewitt, and Rebecca Wilcomb, Marcus spent six years at Herbsaint Bar and Restaurant; eventually rising to become the Executive Sous Chef before leaving to travel Southeast Asia and then to follow his dream of opening Marjie’s Grill.
new orleans, la
Caitlin’s love of food and wine came to her naturally during her childhood in Paris where she also fell in love with Asian cuisine. After graduating from Pratt Institute of Design in Brooklyn, New York she knew she would and a way to marry her unique aesthetic sensibilities with the world of dining and hospitality. On a whim, she moved to New Orleans, escaping the cold North East, and made a home for herself. Working front of the house at Susan Spicer’s and Donald Link’s Mondo and Herbsaint respectively she gained an understanding of what restaurant operations mean to an ever diversifying New Orleans dining landscape. As general manager, Caitlin’s organizational skills and artistic approach to the restaurant experience will ensure Marjie’s Grill is leading the pack of new restaurants in New Orleans.
new orleans, la
Jacqueline comes from a deep Cajun background, growing up on Bayou Lafourche in Southeast Louisiana’s Assumption Parish. After getting her bachelor degree in Culinary Arts from Nicholls State University just after Hurricane Katrina, she headed west to join the team of Chef Thomas Keller’s French Laundry and Bouchon in Napa Valley. She later joined the team at Frasca in Boulder, CO in the restaurant’s early years. After a stint at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in New York, she headed back to New Orleans to work alongside fellow NSU alum Michael Gulotta as executive sous chef at Restaurant August, where she’d worked during college. After a summer cooking in Provence at Chateau de Montcaud, Jackie was offered a sous chef position from fellow TFL alum Corey Lee at San Francisco’s highly acclaimed Benu, where she helped the team earn 3 Michelin stars.
new orleans, la
Emily is a New Orleans native. She got her start in cooking at a early age eventually moving to Los Angeles to train under Chef Dahlia Narvaez & Nancy Silverton at Osteria Mozza. After a few years on the west coast, she moved back to New Orleans where she joined the team at Shaya starting as a line cook and working her way up to sous chef. After a trip to Japan, she fell in love with Japanese culture and knives. In 2017, she joined the team at Coutelier NOLA, a specialty knife shop offering whetstone sharpening & specialty knives.
meet the musicians
sean bruce trio
Sean Bruce is Louisiana based folk musician whose songwriting has earned a fan base in a region fully lathered in zydeco and cajun music. His debut album Daytime Hopes in April 2011. Since, he has toured across the southern region of the U.S. playing festivals, venues, coffee shops, and house concerts. Sean now runs and operates his own independent music label, Norwood Recording Co. In addition, he works as an A&R for a start up label founded by Marc Broussard, Artist Tone Records.
sean bruce - harmonica/guitar/vocals
chris french - upright bass
chad viator - guitar
Recently transplanted to Lafayette, LA, Sabra Guzman has been a resident of the Virginia hills since 2007, where she had become a fully entrenched member of the burgeoning old-time and country music scene of the Appalachians and beyond. Sabra is well known for her solid guitar and bass skills, her unique vocal stylings, and her captivating stage presence. Sabra brings a musicianship and her unique approach to all projects, regardless of genre or instrumentation.