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We Live to Eat: Louisiana Seafood Restaurant Week Announces Sponsors, Restaurants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Erica Papillion
ericap@lra.org

WE LIVE TO EAT: LOUISIANA SEAFOOD RESTAURANT WEEK ANNOUNCES SPONSORS, RESTAURANTS
This premier event is promoted through the We Live to Eat (WLTE) campaign of the Louisiana Restaurant Association's Greater New Orleans Chapter

METAIRIE, La.-The Louisiana Restaurant Association's (LRA) Greater New Orleans Chapter's second annual We Live to Eat: Louisiana Seafood Restaurant Week will be held September 10-16, 2012, with generous sponsor support and 36 participating restaurants.

During this weeklong celebration of New Orleans cuisine, participating restaurants in the New Orleans metro area will offer special prix fixe menus, giving diners the opportunity to try items at 25 percent value off the regular price. Restaurants will offer a two-course lunch for $20 and a three-course dinner for $35. Participating restaurants range from fine dining establishments to neighborhood favorites. Once again, Louisiana Seafood is the title sponsor of Restaurant Week, and their participation will ensure that each restaurant includes at least one Louisiana seafood option.

Other sponsors, without whom this special promotion would not be possible, are: Gold- Abita Beer and Reily Foods (Luzianne Iced Tea, Blue Plate Mayonnaise and French Market Coffee); Silver- Michelob Ultra; and Bronze- PJ's Coffee, Whole Foods Market and Zatarain's.

"We are so grateful for the support of our fantastic We Live to Eat: Louisiana Seafood Restaurant Week sponsors," said Octavio Mantilla, Co-Owner of Besh Restaurant Group and Co-Chair of Restaurant Week. "These companies continuously rise to the occasion, always willing to further We Live to Eat's mission to raise awareness of New Orleans' unique culinary industry."

Participating restaurants currently number 36 and all are guaranteed to offer a great meal, congenial atmosphere and unmatched value:

 

  • American Sector
  • Andrea's Restaurant
  • Antoine's Restaurant
  • Apolline
  • Arnaud's Restaurant
  • Besh Steakhouse
  • Borgne
  • Brigtsen's Restaurant
  • Broussard's Courtyard & Restaurant
  • Café Adelaide
  • café b
  • Café Giovanni
  • Commander's Palace
  • The Country Club of New Orleans
  • Court of Two Sisters
  • Criollo
  • Domenica
  • Drago's Seafood Restaurant (both locations)
  • Ernst Café
  • Galatoire's Restaurant
  • Heritage Grill
  • La Petite Grocery
  • Lüke
  • Martin Wine Cellar
  • Mike's on the Avenue
  • Morton's Steakhouse
  • Mr. B's Bistro
  • Pat O'Brien's Courtyard Restaurant
  • Ralph's on the Park
  • Redfish Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House (both locations)
  • Shula's Steak House
  • Sobou
  • Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

 

Visit WeLiveToEatNOLA.com to check out menus and make reservations. Like WeLiveToEat on Facebook; follow @WeLiveToEat on Twitter.

 

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The We Live to Eat campaign was designed to raise awareness of New Orleans' unique culinary industry, which is at the heart of the city's identity. In New Orleans, we don't eat to live-we live to eat. Cuisine is a part of who we are. This movement's theme is therefore centered on supporting local restaurants and exploring the art and enjoyment of our dining scene, so central to life and culture in New Orleans.

 

The Louisiana Restaurant Association is one of the largest business organizations in the state, representing restaurant operations and related businesses. The restaurant industry in Louisiana is one the state's largest private employer, providing jobs to 189,500 residents. Restaurants in Louisiana are expected to generate sales of $6.5 billion in 2012. Get up-to-date news about the LRA and the restaurant industry from lrablogs.blogspot.com.