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Dec 8 - 30, 2016
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Dec 08, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
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Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 8 - 31, 2016
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Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 8 - 8, 2016
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Clarence John…

Dec 08, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Dave Ferrato Open Jam…

Dec 8 - 29, 2016
Dave Ferrato and Band Host a Thursday Night Open Jam Series! Any and all… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Dec 08, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Exhibition to feature…

Dec 08, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Heart of the House

Dec 08, 2016 - Jan 08, 2026
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Hermann - Grima House…

Dec 8 - 8, 2016
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Historic New Orleans…

Dec 08, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
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Holiday Home and…

Dec 8 - 31, 2016
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International House…

Dec 8 - 8, 2016
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International House…

Dec 8 - 8, 2016
Join us Thursdays at Loa.  Inspired by the era-defining songwriters and… more

Jefferson Performance…

Dec 8 - 8, 2016
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Jonathan Weiss Dark…

Dec 8 - 31, 2016
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Leroy Jones with…

Dec 8 - 8, 2016
Join us for a performance featuring Leroy Jones with NHJP-DOTLO Rangers… more

Lilith in Loa…

Dec 08, 2016
From Laurel Canyon to the West Village, Nashville to New Orleans, the LOA Bar… more

Luna Fete: 2016

Dec 8 - 10, 2016
    LUNA (Light Up NOLA Arts) Fete returns this December to… more

Miracle on Fulton…

Dec 8 - 24, 2016
NOV 22 – DEC 24 Hourly Snowfall 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gingerbread… more

Art is the Driving…

Dec 8 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

The 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee is the biggest oyster party in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Jeffrey Ory, ABC, APR, il Stratega
(504) 458-5866
jeffrey@jeffreyory.com

 

The 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee is the biggest oyster party in New Orleans

Special "White Coat Brigade" tribute planned for Louisiana oysterman Mike Voisin as part of this year's Louisiana Oyster Jubilee

WHAT: 6th Annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee
The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and New Orleans Musical Legends, Inc. are hosting the 6th annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee. The Oyster Jubilee celebrates the local delicacy that is an integral part of the unique culinary culture of Louisiana.

Chefs will compete to win the title of the "Best Oyster Po-Boy" in New Orleans. Some of the restaurants will present their version of the oyster po-boy to a team of judges for the competition.

The Jubilee will feature the Longest Oyster Po-Boy, built by over 30 of New Orleans' renowned restaurants. The colossal po-boy will be stuffed with 5,500 Louisiana harvested oysters and sprawl across 340 feet of Bourbon Street. After the ceremonial cutting, the po-boy will be distributed for free to oyster lovers in the 300 block of Bourbon Street and is expected to be devoured within minutes.

Special to this year's Oyster Jubilee, at 11 a.m. the "White Coat Brigade," which includes area chefs and doctors from Terrebonne General Medical Center, will march down Bourbon Street to center stage where they will make a special announcement about a tribute appearing soon in area restaurants for Louisiana oysterman Mike Voisin.  Voisin, CEO of Motivatit Seafood and Gulf seafood industry advocate passed away on February 2, 2013 and the restaurant community has developed a creative way to honor him for the contributions he made to the seafood and restaurant communities.

WHEN: Saturday, March 9, 2013           9:30 am - 1 pm
9:30 am                Oyster Po-boy Chefs Competition
11:00 am              Special tribute to Louisiana oysterman Mike Voisin, CEO of Motivatit Seafood & Gulf seafood industry advocate
Noon                     Ceremonial cutting of the Longest Oyster Po-boy

WHERE: 300 block of Bourbon Street

WHO: The participating restaurants in this year's Louisiana Oyster Jubilee are:

Acme Oyster House
Antoine's Restaurant
Bayou Burger & Sports Company
Broussard's
Café B
Café Beignet
Café Giovanni
Café Reconcile
Chad's Bistro
Chartres House Café
Deanie's Seafood Restaurant
Desire Oyster Bar
Galatoire's Restaurant
GW FINS
Le Bayou Restaurant
Oceana Grill
Parkway Tavern
Pier 424 Seafood Market
Red Fish Grill
Remoulade
Restaurant R'evolution
Royal House Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Something Else Cafe
Stanley
The Original Pierre Maspero's
Tracey's
Vegas Tapas Café & Catering

INFORMATION: For more information, visit www.oysterjubilee.com, call the Oyster Jubilee Hotline at (504) 293-2618 or send an email to info@oysterjubilee.com.