Southern Food and Traditions Mixed Together for International Food Festival

Tony Chachere’s® Joins Culinary Masters Cooking up Southern Favorites in Atlanta

Opelousas, LA – Highlighting Southern and Creole traditions through food, Tony Chachere’s® Famous Creole Cuisine is honored to announce its newest partnership… sponsor of the upcoming Atlanta Food & Wine Festival.

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival was created in 2010 to showcase the deep roots of Southern food and beverages. Tony’s joins other award-winning chefs, barbecue pit masters, local growers, sommeliers and mixologists, making the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival a perfect partner to help people #KnowTheSouth and celebrate the flavors of the Southern region.

Be sure to stop by the Tony Chachere’s® tent at Destination Delicious on Thursday, May 31 for some great Creole bites. You can get more flavorful treats and taste what #CreoleCanDo in the “Road Trip” tasting tent on Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3, where Tony’s will be representing its home state of Louisiana.

“Southern Louisiana culture has remained a staple of ours since Tony Chachere started our company nearly 50 years ago,” said Celeste Chachere, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Tony Chachere’s®. “We are beyond excited to represent Louisiana, alongside the other great states, and cook up some of our statewide favorites for fans both new and old.”

Chef Virginia Willis will also be on hand in the Tony’s tent at Destination Delicious, as well as on Friday evening in the “Road Trip” tent. Tony’s is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of her book tour for her newest cookbook, Secrets of the Southern Table. Chef Virginia Willis is also on the Advisory Council for the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. For more information about the festival, visit

Tony Chachere’s® Famous Creole Cuisine was founded in 1972 by Tony Chachere, the “Ole Master” of Creole cooking. Tony Chachere’s® continues to be family owned and operated and is located in Opelousas, Louisiana. Employing more than 75 people, the family maintains a tradition of Creole authenticity in its comprehensive line of seasonings, mixes, marinades and sauces for both pantry and table.