reserve your seat at the table
$195/person (price includes 18% service fee and all applicable tax). Tickets are non-refundable. Seating is limited to 50 persons for each event in order to preserve the opportunity for personal interaction between the chefs, performing artists 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
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meet the chefs
2017 queen of louisiana seafood
Bonnie started her culinary career by opening Breaux’s Cajun Catering in Covington, LA. After five years, Bonnie moved back to her home town and became the Executive Chef of Clementine Dining and Spirits as well as Peltier’s Catering. Bonnie was “discovered” while competing in the World Championship Gumbo Contest and was offered the Executive Chef position at Roux, in Tampa FL, where she prepared Louisiana cuisine for the folks in South Florida. During Bonnie’s tenure at Roux, the restaurant was voted in the Top 50 as well as having her signature dish featured at the 2017 College Football Championship in Tampa. Recently, Bonnie was chosen as one of the 26 exclusive chefs to prepare a dish for the James Beard Sunday Supper fundraising benefit. Chef Breaux returned to the Louisiana that she loves and continues to carry on the tradition of Southern Hospitality.
runner-up on food network star season 11
Jay Ducote spends most of his time as a food and beverage writer, blogger, radio host, speaker, video producer, culinary personality, chef and hugger. The Bite and Booze Radio Show, produced and hosted by Ducote since 2011, won a Taste Award for best food or drink radio broadcast in the country and the Uniquely Louisiana Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. Jay created his own Jay D’s product line featuring a Louisiana Barbecue Sauce, Louisiana Molasses Mustard, Spicy & Sweet Barbecue Rub, Jay D's Blanc du Bois, a collaboration with West Monroe's Landry Vineyards, and Jay D's Single Origin Coffee. In May 2018 Jay launched his first restaurant concept, Gov't Taco, inside White Star Market in Baton Rouge. Jay's mission is to share and expand on the conversation of Louisiana cuisine and to celebrate the culinary culture of communities he visits.
meet the musicians
Ann savoy and her sleepless knights
(feauring kevin wimmer on violin, and chas justus on guitar)
Ann Savoy has been a musician all of her life. A four-time GRAMMY nominee, Ann has recorded with Linda Ronstadt, The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band, her all-female group The Magnolia Sisters, and The Savoy Family Cajun Band, as well as her Swing Jazz group The Sleepless Knights. She has toured the world, performing at prestigious venues such as the Berlin Jazz Festival, Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the Getty Museum, the Newport Folk Festival, and more. In her spare time she documents the Cajun culture through photography and writing. Her personal art is featured in “The Hidden World Of Girls” on youtube. Today she enjoys her life in a historic rural farmhouse in Eunice where she lives with her husband, the legendary Cajun musician and accordion builder, Marc Savoy.
For this edition of the Secret Supper Ann brings her "Sleepless Knights,” a group dedicated to keeping vintage jazz alive and fun. From sensual love songs to songs of local color and humor, Ann Savoy and Her Sleepless Knights deliver superb artistry with a relaxed, fun feeling.
ann savoy - accordion/fiddle/guitar/vocals
glen fields - drummer
eric frey - bass/vocals
chas justus - guitar
tom mitchell - guitar/vocals
joel savoy - fiddler/guitarist
wilson savoy - accordion/piano
kevin wimmer - violin