FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 http://ow.ly/cSMdR. 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.
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 www.neworleansschoolofcooking.com