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15th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Gospel Music Festival

Jul 30 - 31, 2015
Join us for48th Annual Gospel Music Workshop of America!     … more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 30 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Save the date! Satchmo SummerFest will kick-off with a fundraiser to benefit… more


Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 30 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Seanger Theater…

Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Hot on the heels of a remarkable year that included performing the smash hit… more

The Historic New…

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 30 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Anthony Bean…

Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

My Morning Jacket

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
My Morning Jacket has built a reputation as a group who consistently challenges… more

Saenger Theatre…

Jul 31 - 31, 2015
Atlanta rapper Future has earned a place at the genre's vanguard with his… more

Author to Reader Con…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  a FREE to the public book signing with 80+ authors. Parking… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Hemispheres Cup -…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Two of the best rugby clubs in the world, the Saracens from England and the… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 1 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 1 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

Whitney White Linen…

Aug 1 - 1, 2015
Drape yourself in cool, white linen and join 16,000 art aficionados in the Arts… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… 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