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Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 27 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 27, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Mar 27, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 27 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 27 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 27 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Sugarblowing @ New…

Mar 27 - 27, 2017
Leave it up to New Orleans to come up with "another first." On… more

The Irish House…

Mar 27, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Mar 27 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

The Somerton Suitcase…

Mar 27, 2017
The Somerton Suitcase is live every Monday night at VASO on Frenchmen St. Catch… more

First Time Renovator…

Mar 28 - 28, 2017
This three-night course focuses on how best to manage a renovation project. … more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Mar 28, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

The All-Star…

Mar 28 - May 30, 2017
The only Classic Americana show of its kind in New Orleans, each week featuring… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Mar 29, 2017 - Jan 07, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

Gordon Biersch…

Mar 29, 2017 - Feb 27, 2019
Come enjoy the  monthly Brewer's dinner where the Chef and Head Brewmaster… more

Saenger Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2017
He is one of popular music's most deeply revered figures, the main creative… more

Sippin' In the…

Mar 29 - 29, 2017
Come and enjoy great food and entertainment in one of the most beautiful and… more

The Maison Presents -…

Mar 29 - Jul 26, 2017
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers play a free dinner show at The Maison every… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Mar 29 - 29, 2017
Join us for the 18th Annual Wednesday at the Square. The 12-week concert series… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 30 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 27 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Make Plans to Attend Cookin' and Cocktails, July 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Sirnette Dickerson
Cell: 678-895-9631
Toll-free:  800-801-8429
E-mail: sirnette@live.com
Website: www.rsvpvip.com/essence
 

Make Plans to Attend Cookin' and Cocktails,
A Perfect Prelude to a fun-filled Festival Weekend

Cookin' and Cocktails, will be held on Thursday, July 5th, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Riverview Room, Jackson Brewery, 600 Decatur Street, 4th Level, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This "Do Something Different" event is the perfect way to kick-off a great weekend of friends, food, fun and of course, music for this year's Essence Music Festival.

New Orleans is home to one of the country's most celebrated cuisines and nothing brings people together better than sharing a great meal.  Come get a taste of New Orleans...LITERALLY.  The Riverview Room, transformed and outfitted with observation mirrors, will provide the perfect setting for you to view an interactive and engaging cooking demonstration from one of the area's top chefs from the New Orleans School of Cooking.  Your charismatic chef will certainly entertain as well as educate, leaving guests with great tips, shortcuts and secrets, not to mention a delicious dish for everyone to enjoy together.  Guests will also leave with take-away copies of each recipe to take home so they can showcase their own skills and create the same dish for family and friends who are sure to be impressed.

Attendees will savor authentic "Crescent City" cuisine accompanied by soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits, all while overlooking the infamous French Quarter, majestic Mississippi River and enchanting New Orleans skyline.  Make sure you arrive early so you can enjoy the view before dinner.  Doors open at 7 p.m. with dinner demo at 7:30.

What's for dinner?  A signature soup, N'awlins authentic entrée and a delectable dessert will be featured. 

This is truly an event not to be missed and perfect for couples, girls' night out or anyone who loves great food and good company.  Door prizes will also be given away. 

Location:  The Riverview Room, Jackson Brewery, 600 Decatur Street, 4th Level, New Orleans, LA 70130

Make your reservation today by purchasing tickets online at: http://www.rsvpvip.com/essence

$45 - Reception, Demo, Dinner and premium cash bar (demo and dinner)

$65 - Reception, Demo, Dinner and premium open bar (demo, dinner and drinks)

Tickets are on sale through June 21st.

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