Upcoming Events


America, Illustrated:…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… more

Art on the Spot

Nov 28 - 28, 2015

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Nov 28 - Dec 31, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Bayou Classic

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
The 42nd Annual Bayou Classic will take place in the Dome on Saturday, November… more

Celebration in the…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Double Dose

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Educator Appreciation…

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
Teachers get in FREE to NOMA on this day with a valid school ID. Bring your… more

Fats Domino & Dave…

Nov 28 - Dec 27, 2015
Join us at the Carver Theater for a Music Tribute honoring Legendary Musicians… more

Florida Room: Jessica…

Nov 28 - 29, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to present Florida Room by Jessica Bizer … more

Jasper Johns:…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016
Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection: Jasper… more

Meet the artists…

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
Some of the most talented artists behind Mardi Gras will be present at local… more

Newcomb Art Museum of…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
Join us for the  Exhibition: "A Shared Space: KAWS, Karl Wirsum,… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Nov 28, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

Saturday Farmers…

Nov 28 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more


Nov 28 - 28, 2015
Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors,… more

Taylor Scholars…

Nov 28 - 28, 2015
On Taylor Family Day at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Taylor Scholars and… more

The Historic New…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Photography of…

Nov 28, 2015 - Mar 01, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Nov 28, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more


Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
This exhibition features work by the Japanese artist Bidou Yamaquchi. Trained… more

America, Illustrated:…

Nov 28, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… more

Robert Plouffe Appointed Executive Chef for the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Media Contact:                                                                                                                                    
Mark Wilson
General Manager
504 523 2222

Robert Plouffe Appointed Executive Chef for the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

NEW ORLEANS - October 31, 2011 - The Bourbon Orleans Hotel announced today the appointment of Chef Robert Plouffe as executive chef for the 218-room boutique property in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  Plouffe will be responsible for kitchen staff leadership and banquet and restaurant food production at the property.

"We are delighted to welcome Chef Robert to the hotel," said General Manager Mark Wilson. "With 20 years of international kitchen and food preparation experience, Chef Robert is a creative, diligent and quality focused individual and will be a great asset to the Bourbon Orleans team, guests and clients."

Most recently Plouffe was Sous-Chef de Cuisine with Aramark Corp, providing his management and culinary skills in directing the food preparation operations for the 3 million square foot New Orleans Convention Center.

Chef Robert's experience includes Pastry Chef Responsibilities at the new Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, and five years with executive positions within kitchens of the Hilton Luxury Collection in New Orleans Jamaica, & Fort Lauderdale.   

Although Chef Robert's passion is as a pastry chef, his early career began in Montreal, Canada as chef and owner of a group of restaurants.  He gained extensive international experience in St Thomas and St Croix, Virgin Islands before joining Hilton in Jamaica.

Plouffe received a Diploma in Culinary and Pastry at the Institute de Tourisme et d'Hoteliere du Quebec, and has completed internships in Tours, Laval and Paris, France.

About the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
The Bourbon Orleans Hotel ( is a 218-room, 28-suite luxury property located in the center of the French Quarter of New Orleans, between Royal and Bourbon Streets.  It is a leader in small meetings and formal catering events in the city, and offers luxurious amenities such as heated courtyard saltwater pool, Bourbon Oh! Bar, Roux Restaurant for breakfast and dinner, and free high speed wireless internet, in room coffee, and bottled water.  The Bourbon Orleans is a member of the New Orleans Hotel Collection. 

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, Hotel Le Marais (formerly the 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 the web site: