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"Cheers for Charity"

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
 Join us at the Rusty Nail for their weekly "Cheers for Charity"… more

17th Annual Martin…

Feb 26 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Feb 26 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Feb 26 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more


Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Feb 26 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Henry Turner Jr. &…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
The Listening Room has re-opened with great talent and live music from… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Music at the Mint…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Melanie Gardner is a versatile singer who fronts a jazz combo, appears in… more

Ogden After Hours…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Lynn Drury. more

Tennessee Williams:…

Feb 26 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Blue Nile…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Come join us at the Blue Nile for Marco Benevento plus Matt Dillon Band. more

The Columns Hotel…

Feb 26 - Mar 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

The New Orleans…

Feb 26 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for The Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich & special guests. … more

Warehouse Grille…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Warehouse Grille, presents a live performance by Troy Sawyer and The Elementz… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for a  stellar event, as we celebrate the opening of the… more

Ashé presents the…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Based on the book of the same name written by Dr. David A. Anderson. Adapted… more

Documentary ‘Big…

Feb 27 - 28, 2015
Join us for the documentary film "Big Charity" at the Joy Theater.… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

"Cheers for Charity"

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
 Join us at the Rusty Nail for their weekly "Cheers for Charity"… more

New Orleans School of Cooking: Finalist in the American Express Big Break for Small Business Competition

Media Contact:
Gretchen Armstrong, Marketing Manager
The New Orleans School of Cooking
524 St. Louis Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Direct: (504) 620-9465

New Orleans School of Cooking: Finalist in the American Express Big Break for Small Business Competition

New Orleans, LA August 20, 2012--- The New Orleans School of Cooking is a top ten finalist in the American Express OPEN Big Break for Small Business® Competition. 

Over 12,000 small businesses across the nation entered this Facebook® competition, and the New Orleans School of Cooking is one of the 10 finalists! Our communities' votes can help them win $25,000 to help grow their business, plus a one-on-one strategy session with American Express  OPEN and Facebook.

Please support this locally owned business that helps promote Louisiana's tourism industry and local farmers market products that are sold in their Louisiana General Store.  Help support the only Louisiana finalist by voting at Everyone is allowed to vote every day (but only once per day) from now through August 31st. Voting has to be done on a PC or tablet.

About the Company:
Since 1980, the New Orleans School of Cooking has introduced countless visitors from around the world to the wonderful food and rich culture of Louisiana and New Orleans. Demonstration classes are held seven days a week, and hands-on classes are held bi-weekly. Private group classes for parties, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, school trips and other special occasions are also available.

The Louisiana General Store is open for business 9am-6pm Monday-Saturday and 9am-4pm on Sundays. It carries a full line of local Cajun and Creole products, cookbooks, spices, gift baskets, cookware, and their own famous Joe's StuffTM seasoning. Shopping is also available online at