Link Stryjewski gears up for 1st Tchoptoberfest

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NEW ORLEANS -- Gather two of our biggest celebrity chefs with a penchant for doing great community work through their Link Stryjewski Foundation, mix it up with the month of October and voila, you've got the first ever Tchoptoberfest!

"With our heritage of German and Polish and our love for meats and Cajun meats, Louisiana smoked meats, it was all influenced by the German heritage," Chef Donald Link says.

Tchoptoberfest Flyer

Bring your appetite and quench your thirst with a host of different beers on the card for Sunday's big event.  And yes, meat, lots of cured, smoked, seasoned goodness all made right here and Butcher and Cochon.

Smokehouse at Butcher (WGNO-TV)

"Our deer sausage and our country smoked sausage, this is one of the sausages we'll be serving on a stick. It's Donald's family recipe an this is of course our bacon that which we'll be using in our char en croute dish we'll be doing. sauerkraut and roasted pork, a very traditional German dish, according to Chef Stephen Stryjewski.

Sunday promises to be a great family time, and by participating you're also helping a host of local non-profits that Link Stryjewsky supports.

Derrick Tabb, Chef Stephen Stryjewski, and Chef Donald Link with the Roots of Music kids (Link Stryjewski Foundation)

Click here for tickets to Tchoptoberfest