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Zócalo to host National Tequila Day Dinner and Tequila Tasting in Old Metairie on July 21st

METAIRIE — Zócalo Cocina Mexicana & Cantina, along with Zócalo Fest and El Tesoro tequila, will host a dinner and tequila tasting in celebration of National Tequila Day 2021.

The event, to be held Wednesday, July 21 at Zócalo’s Old Metairie location at 2051 Metairie Road, will feature a four-course meal, a tequila tasting and a specialty tequila cocktail from Zócalo owner and chef Edgar Caro and El Tesoro tequila expert Joe Meteye.

Limited seating will require advanced ticket purchase through www.chefedgarcaro.com. Tickets are $95 per person. The event will also feature a raffle, with the winner getting dinner for two at Zócalo. Proceeds of the raffle will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.

About Zócalo and Chef Edgar Caro
Zócalo Cocina Mexicana & Cantina, located in Old Metairie, was opened in 2018 by Edgar Caro, a native of Colombia, and Antonio Mata, who is from El Salvador, to serve authentic and unique south-of-the-border cuisine, inspired by their origins and their travels. In 2019 Zócalo was recognized in Critics’ and People’s Choice categories at Top Taco, New Orleans’ signature taco and cocktails event, and was named a Top Place for Mexican/Southwest in myneworleans.com Tops of the Town.

About El Tesoro
In 1937 by Don Felipe Camarena opened La Alteña distillery in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. El Tesoro has twice been named Tequila Distillery of the Year by the International Spirits Challenge. Today, the third generation of Camarenas crafts six flavors of tequila.

About Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana originated in 1982. By September 2005, Second Harvest became the largest food bank in history. Staff and volunteers distribute the equivalent of more than 32 million meals to 210,000+ people each year.

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