NEW ORLEANS - March 13, 2013 - The Bourbon Orleans Hotel‘s historic Orleans Ballroom will be the site of a Jazz and Champagne Brunch taking place on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, from 10am to 2pm. Executive Chef Joey Wells has created an imaginative Easter Sunday Brunch, giving this traditional brunch a Creole-style twist.
Chef Wells, a local who honed his culinary skills in Louisiana and Texas has prepared a delectable array of Creole favorites. Special dishes include his traditional grillades & grits, buttermilk biscuits and gravy and oysters Rockefeller. To end, what could be better than a Banana's Foster station, with a wide selection of assorted pastries, cookies and beignets.
As lagniappe, a southern Louisiana tradition of giving a small gift to a customer, the champagne will flow a volunte with complimentary champagne or mimosas poured by request throughout the meal.
Music accompaniment to the delightful choices on the buffet will be from the Carl LeBlanc Jazz Trio, group of jazz musicians that includes New Orleans native Carl Leblanc, best known for his banjo performances with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Carl has played with the greats including, Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Bo Diddley, Ellis Marsalis. These local artists have been performing for many years in venues throughout New Orleans.
The Jazz and Champagne Brunch will be served between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2013 with a fixed cost of $49.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity and a reduced price for children 12 and under of just $24. Brunch will be served in the comfortable surrounds of the historic Orleans Ballroom, an important fixture in New Orleans social life since 1817. The Ballroom is located just behind St. Louis Cathedral, making an excursion to the historic district a delightful way to spend Easter Sunday. Valet parking is available with validation at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 717 Orleans Street, while dining. Reservations are recommended by calling (504) 571-4604.
About the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
The Bourbon New Orleans Hotel is part of the prestigious New Orleans Hotel Collection. Nestled in the heart of the French Quarter, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel features a rich history and opulent French styling reminiscent of the early 1800s. The hotel's ideal New Orleans location is just steps away from the famed St. Louis Cathedral, upscale shopping on Royal Street, local artists and performers of Jackson Square, and many restaurants, galleries and nightlife in between. The Bourbon Orleans Hotel is locally owned and committed to preserving the history and character of the hotel for generations. For more information, visit the hotel's website: http://www.bourbonorleans.com/.
About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven splendid hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Mazarin, Wyndham Riverfront, the new Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and the Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and small upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit the website: http://www.neworleanshotelcollection.com/