FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ivy Lim, General Manager
Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans
Executive Chef Mathew Fultz of 7 on Fulton Restaurant, located at the Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans Hotel, Receives Best Chefs of Louisiana Award from the American Culinary Federation
NEW ORLEANS – June 23, 2011 - Executive Chef Matthew Fultz of the casual dining restaurant 7 on Fulton was recently selected as one of the top twenty-five chefs in Louisiana by the American Culinary Federation. The winning chefs were announced at an April 19th gala event by Michael Ty, president of the American Culinary Federation.
The gala event, sponsored by the American Culinary Federation New Orleans Chapter, was attended by over 1,500 guests and raised funds for local charities including the International School of Louisiana, Liberty’s Kitchen, Children’s Hospital and the ACFNO Scholarship fund for rising young chefs. Each chef also produced a dish for the benefit gala with Chef Fultz creating a blackened pressed chicken with roasted turnip puree and wild greens.
7 on Fulton restaurant, located at 700 Fulton Street in the Arts District, serves fine regional cuisine with only the freshest ingredients for lunch and dinner daily. Restaurant reservations are recommended by calling (504) 525-7555 or by visiting the website: www.7onfulton.com.
During the month of August, the Chef Fultz has prepared a remarkable lunch and dinner menu as a part of the City of New Orleans’ Coolinary Festival featuring a select group of 40 downtown restaurants offering special prices for lunch and dinner.
7 on Fulton restaurant will give diners a wide choice. Among some of the lunch offerings at the special Coolinary Festival fixed price of $19 per person: gnocchi summer vegetables, cochon du lait with wheat ciabatta, chef’s signature fried haricot verts, and a desert. For dinner, Chef Fultz suggests delicious choices of pears and blue cheese salad, sautéed flounder or grilled rib-eye, or deconstruit jambalaya served with a chicken paté and shrimp paper, among other options at a fixed price of just $32 per person.
Coupled with the special Coolinary dining options in the summer months, 7 on Fulton Lounge is offering daily $5 drink specials such as “BMS” Bloody Mary Sunday; Margarita Monday; Twittertini Tuesday ; Wino Wednesday; Thirsty Thursday (2 for 1 House Brands) ; and French Friday (French 75s).
About 7 on Fulton Restaurant
7 on Fulton Restaurant at the Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans Hotel is a casual dining restaurant, open daily for breakfast lunch and dinner located at 700 Fulton Street in the Arts District of New Orleans, and is a part of the New Orleans Hotel Collection. The restaurant uses the freshest ingredients, with a special emphasis on Louisiana products, prepared in a contemporary Creole fusion style, by master chef Matthew Fultz. 7 on Fulton Lounge compliments the restaurant with a contemporary, comfortable feeling and a wide selection of quality wines. For more information, visit www.7onfulton.com.
About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven fine hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, St. Louis Hotel, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and the new Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit www.neworleanshotelcollection.com