Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Southern Food and Beverage Museum Foundation

Contact Info


1609 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504-569-0405

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Liz Williams

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:10;:00 am -7:00pm
Beginning date for service:09/06/2008

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
Agency needs:
Newsletter Intern - Assist in the the development of our monthly newsletter and weekly news blasts. Programming Intern - Publicize our events through various listing services. Approach businesses and individuals to do programs and events at the museum. Set up for the demonstrations. Social Media intern - Develop and run our social media sites - twitter and facebook. Develop strategies to util
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum preserves, examines, researches, explores, and celebrates one of the uniting mediums in human existence, food and beverage. A service learning experience at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum will not only aid us in the task, but also enrich your experience in New Orleans as you learn the history of food and drink in the South.

Mission statements

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum Foundation was formed to educate the public about the culture of the South through the study and celebration of its food and beverages. SoFAB designs exhibits, maintains archives, maintains collections of artifacts (which includes its library) in order to preserve and educate the general public, in particular, children through schools, and those interested in Southern economics, public policy, history, nutrition, art and culture through the lens of food and drink.

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Children/Youth
  • Community Building
  • Cultural Studies: African
  • Cultural Studies: African American
  • Cultural Studies: European
  • Cultural Studies: Indigenous
  • Historic Preservation
  • Louisiana history
  • Social Networking
  • Website Development

Public Service Needs

  • Archive records and /or artifacts.
  • Develop book club for mentally challenged
  • Write a business/strategic plan
  • Develop curriculum for adults
  • Develop curriculum for children under 5 years old
  • Develop a new database or contribute content to an existing database
  • Conduct engaged research
  • Raise funds
  • Lead instruction for children from 5-12 years old in front of the classroom
  • Record inventories
  • Conduct oral histories
  • Organize an outreach event
  • Develop publicity material
  • Develop training material
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Cover Design/Art
  • Grant Writing
  • help with existing website problems
  • Media development
  • Membership development
  • Publicity
  • Publicity and Fundraising
  • Research, outreach, coordination
  • Writing

Services Provided by Agency

  • Cultural motivation and enrichment
  • Education
  • Exhibits and education
  • Historic Preservation
  • Retail
  • Special programming

Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060