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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 28 - Dec 17, 2017
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Ben Harper & The…

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Beyond the Canvas:…

Apr 28 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

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Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Chicken on the Bone…

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Dark Star Orchestra

Apr 28 - 28, 2017
Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Apr 28, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Disney On Ice…

Apr 28 - 30, 2017
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Disney On Ice…

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Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart is bringing Disney•Pixar’s… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Apr 28 - Jun 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 28 - May 21, 2017
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In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

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Newcomb Art Museum -…

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Senga Nengudi:…

Apr 28 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Apr 28, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

Tennessee Williams -…

Apr 28 - May 16, 2017
Experience SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, a decadent fever dream by Tennessee Williams! … more

The Georgian…

Apr 28 - Oct 16, 2017
For more than a century, a King George sat on the British throne. The Georgian… more

The Irish Cultural…

Apr 28, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 28 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… 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.