We are excited to welcome Chef Jesse Houston of Saltine to The Bash line-up! Jesse has received national accolades including Saltine being named one of Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants for 2015. We cannot wait to see what he brings to the 2016 Bash.
The Filmmaker’s “Black Tie & Blues” Bash is scheduled for Saturday, February 27, 2016, at the Mississippi Museum of Art. The Bash wraps-up the annual “It’s About You” film festival and showcases some of Mississippi’s finest chefs. Guests dine on exceptional cuisine and vote for their favorite chef. Featured guest artists include international touring blues artist Dexter Allen and the melodic melodies of Melvin “House Cat” Hendrex. The 2016 event will also a silent auction. Tickets are available for purchase online at
This event is made possible through the generous support of ChefWorks, Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Lanier High School National Alumni Association, Mississippi Film Office, The Jackson Advocate and The W.E.B. Du Bois Honors College. This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Thank you JPS for your support of the “Honoring the Legacy” project.