We are excited to introduce the Boudin, Bourbon & Beer Chef Spotlight series! This year, we asked a few of our participating chefs to pair their Boudin, Bourbon & Beer menu item with one of the many beer options that will be available from Abita. This week, we are featuring Justin Timineri, Executive Chef for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
BOUDIN, BOURBON & BEER DISH:
Spicy Florida Alligator Sausage with Florida Vegetable “Dirty Rice”, Mango Mustard and Key Lime Scented Micro Celery
PAIRS BEST WITH:
Abita AndyGator! Of course!
INSPIRATION FOR YOUR DISH ?:
We want to share our passion for seasonal Florida grown and harvested commodities by preparing them in a Cajun style dish that is sure to please the senses.
FAVORITE OFF-DUTY DRINK?:
Florida Citrus Beer Punch or a Old Fashioned with fresh Florida Citrus!
Kygo, Bassnectar, The Allman Brothers Band, Ray Charles
WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED FOR AT BOUDIN, BOURBON & BEER THIS YEAR?:
So many reasons… Networking with talented chefs, Contributing to a great cause, Showcasing Floridas commodities, and new inspirations and energy from an amazing experience in one of my favorite cities.
You can taste Chef Justin's dish, along with boudin inspired dishes from over 60 chefs, paired with a variety of Abita beers at Emeril Lagasse Foundation's Boudin, Bourbon & Beer on November 4 in Champions Square. Purchase your tickets at Ticketmaster.com!