Chef Peter Sclafani and the Ruffino’s team will head to New York City to prepare dishes at the prestigious James Beard House in April. Local patrons can be a part of the festivities in a special weekend trip package. The trip starts Friday, April 5, and features sightseeing, tickets to the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, and a dinner menu that includes five hors d’oeuvres, four main course items and a dessert. Among the dishes are shrimp corn dogs, corn and crab shooters, grits and grillades, crab cheesecake, braised Mississippi rabbit and head-to-toe pork. Trip tickets cost $1,650 per person. To make reservations, call 753-3458.