Tariq Hanna

Chef/Co-founder of Sucre in New Orleans, LA

Sucré is an artisan dessert and confection experience established in 2007 as part of the Renaissance of post Katrina New Orleans. Steeped in the heritage of a rich culinary culture of New Orleans, Sucré’s modern approach to gelato, desserts, chocolates, macarons and confections has fast made them a cherished destination for all locals and travelers with the objective to simply make everyone’s day a little sweeter!

Boasting three Sweet Boutiques and the much acclaimed Salon Restaurant, Sucré continues to grow and innovate in the world of confections led by Chef and co-founder Tariq Hanna and his dedicated team. Chef Hanna, who’s Éclair was named one of the top 10 in the world by Food and Wine Magazine, has been featured on CBS’s “The Dish,” Oprah Magazine, SAVEUR Magazine and Southern Living, sharing recipes and demonstrating technique with dessert enthusiasts everywhere. Sucré’s national presence is rapidly growing with chocolate bars, marshmallows and other confections found on the shelves in Whole Foods, Balducci’s and Central Market – just to name a few. All of these creations, not to mention the coveted seasonal King Cakes, can be found online at shopsucre.com, where the Sucré experience is available to ship anywhere, USA!

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Visit Ridgeland Mississippi

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Sweetest Chefs of the South - 2017 Sponsors

This event is awesome. It's elegant but casual. Very nice event for spouses, friends, co-workers, and family.

Great venue, wonderful food, and a good time!