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"Depending on the response, its something we would like to do regularly."The Houma event will kick off with icebreaking activities, then begin pairing people off for a series of five-minute "dates." Every five minutes, participants switch partners until every man and woman in the room has had a chance to talk with each other.
While based in New Orleans, the Museum examines and celebrates all the cultures that have come together through the centuries to create the Southâ€™s unique culinary heritage.
The Museum is also home to the collections of the Museum of the American Cocktail, the Galerie dâ€™Absinthe, and a demonstration kitchen.
During the mini "dates," men and women can ask each other questions to find out more about the other person.
Organizers will offer sample conversation-starters, but Trahan suggests that guests also come prepared with ideas about what they would like to know about the other person.