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The Link Stryjewski Foundation charity Bal Masqué kicks off Carnival season in New Orleans with a masquerade party featuring live New Orleans Brass & Funk, Cajun Dancehall and Haitian Vodou Rock ‘n’ Roots music. On January 19th, James Beard Award-winning Chefs Donald Link and Stephen Stryjewski (Herbsaint, Cochon, Butcher, and Pêche) bring together a host of nationally renowned celebrity chefs and mixologists for an unforgettable evening. General admission tickets start at $300; reserved seats and tables of 10 are available.

Chefs' Dinner with Guest Chef Andrew Carmellini will take place the evening before Bal Masqué.

Event proceeds support the Link Stryjewski Foundation's efforts to nourish, educate and empower the youth of New Orleans.



Whether you're able to join us for Bal Masqué or not, you can still bid on beautiful artwork, wine, masks and headpieces made by local New Orleans artists, luxury travel packages and one-of-a-kind experiences.

For information on picking up or redeeming your auction item(s), please contact


Featured Chefs

James Beard Award-winning Chefs
Champagne Lounge | Caribbean & Classic Cocktails

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The Link Stryjewski Foundation was created to address the persistent cycle of violence and poverty, as well as the lack of quality education and job training opportunities available to young people in New Orleans.

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Musical Guests

New Orleans Brass & Funk | Cajun Dancehall
Haitian Vodou Rock'n'Roots

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Ticket details

Plans are set for Bal Masqué 2019. With tickets starting at $300, the line-up of chefs and musical talent is stellar, and if you haven't heard, no other event is quite like Bal Masqué!

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scenes from BAL MASQUÉ