reserve your seat at the table
Ticket price includes table service and processing fees. 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.
secret supper series guest info
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meet the chefs
spoonbill watering hole & restaurant
Born in Opelika, Alabama, Chef Jeremy Conner grew up and began his career in the kitchens of Pensacola, Florida, before flourishing as a chef in Lafayette, Louisiana. His resulting diversified perspective on Southern food culture and Gulf Coast seafood flavors allows him to craft his own unique cuisine.
For years, Chef Conner has set out to follow the trails of his ingredients back to the people and the stories at their origins. His Humble Fish dinner series and Gulf of Mexico sea salt business, Cellar Salt Co. are some of the results of these efforts, and he remains in search of stories about all things food and South. Now, Chef Conner is ready to share those stories with patrons of Spoonbill Watering Hole & Restaurant.
tina bell stamos
Tina Bell Stamos is a food & photo stylist who lives in Austin, Texas. With over a decade of experience in print and video, she has grown a client list that includes Food & Wine, Southern Living and Rachel Ray.
Wishing to move the visual storytelling elements of photo shoots into real life, Tina started curating pop-ups for local chefs. Learning about their food and why they make their culinary choices. Along the way she’s learned that behind every great meal, lives an exciting story.
She creates unique moments inspired by meals served in inspiring locations. Evenings that are one night only. One night filled with deliciousness, music and a surprise or two.
All of the chefs invited prescribe to farm to table practices in their menu development in order to take advantage of only fresh, seasonal offerings. For that reason, menus will be released online approximately two weeks in advance of each event.
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meet the musicians
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.
4x GRAMMY nominee
Born in Baton Rouge of Cajun and Irish ancestry, David learned Cajun music on dance hall stages throughout South Louisiana, in the archives of Cajun and Creole music at the University of Louisiana, and from his apprenticeship to Cajun fiddle master and National Heritage Fellow Dewey Balfa. As a founding member of Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, David toured folk festivals worldwide for 23 years and was nominated for four Grammy Awards. He has received the Louisiana Artist Fellowship Award for Folklife Performance.
Ever nostalgic for his homeland of Puerto Rico, yet ever nurtured by his community in South Louisiana, Diego Martin-Pérez has grown accustomed to living in this romantic conflict of identity, belonging, and connecting those homes through culture. His music selections, heard through his weekly KRVS radio program, La Vellonera, attempt this bridging of cultures. His live, on stage selections prove a more genuine depiction of his longing for home, and gratefulness for what Louisiana has carved of him.