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Emeril’s Delmonico and Old New Orleans Rum to Host Four-Course Creole Caribbean Dinner Sept. 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Camille Breland
504-524-4241
Camille.breland@emerillagasse.com

 

Emeril's Delmonico and Old New Orleans Rum to Host Four-Course

Creole Caribbean Dinner Sept. 27

NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 12, 2013) - Experience a taste of the Caribbean, mon! Emeril's Delmonico restaurant and Old New Orleans Rum have partnered to present an exclusive four-course dinner with a Creole Caribbean flair on September 27. Chef de cuisine Anthony Scanio created a unique menu exploring dishes and techniques from Caribbean cultures that influence today's New Orleans cuisine. Each course, including hors d'oeuvres, will feature a never-before-served Old New Orleans Rum specialty cocktail. The dinner is $60 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations may be made by calling 504-525-4937.

WHAT: Creole Caribbean Rum Dinner, exclusive four-course dinner and rum cocktail pairing featuring Old New Orleans Rum

MENU: HORS D'OEUVRES
Pork cheek pernil arepa and conch fritter
Louisiana pepper rum cocktail sauce

La Sante - New Orleans Crystal rum, gingeroo, lemon juice, bitters lolli pop

FIRST COURSE
Gulf shrimp ceviche
Watermelon, grapefruit, palmito, yucca chips

Watermelon Mojito - fresh watermelon, mint, lime, sugar cane, New Orleans

Crystal rum

SECOND COURSE
Snapper in Haitian court bouillon
Mirliton, green mango pickle

The Fusion -New Orleans 3 year rum, mango, passion fruit, pineapple, spiced cherries

THIRD COURSE
Rum braised pork shank
Black bean and rice congri, Creole baked banana, curtido

Old N.O. 10 -New Orleans 10 Year Rum, demerara syrup, lime, coconut water ice cube

FOURTH COURSE
Floating islands
Lime meringue, Gingeroo, passion fruit, hibiscus sorbet

Bali Hai - New Orleans Cajun Spice rum, Pisco, gin, orange juice, amaretto, house-made orgate syrup, candied flower.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 27
7 p.m., reception; 7:30 p.m., dinner

WHERE: Emeril's Delmonico
1300 St. Charles Ave.     

RESERVE: 504-525-4937
$60 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations required.

WEB: Menu: Creole Caribbean Rum Dinner
Facebook: Facebook.com/EmerilsDelmonico
Twitter: @DelmonicoNOLA
Instagram: @DelmonicoNOLA
#CreoleCaribbean

PHOTOS:Available upon request.

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About Chef Emeril Lagasse
Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 13 restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando, Bethlehem, Pa. and Charlotte, N.C. As a national TV personality, he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network and is the food correspondent for ABC's "Good Morning America." Lagasse is entering his third consecutive season on Bravo's hit food series, "Top Chef," as one of the show's main guest judges as the show travels to New Orleans for season 11. His latest show, "Emeril's Florida," premiered January 2013 on the Cooking Channel. Lagasse is the best-selling author of 18 cookbooks, the latest of which, Cooking with Power, will be released in October 2013. Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands in 2008; Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) acquired the assets related to Lagasse's media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks, the emerils.com website and his licensed kitchen and food products. In 2002, Lagasse established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children's educational programs that inspire and mentor young people through the culinary arts, nutrition, healthy eating, and important life skills. To date, the Foundation has donated more than $5.5 million to community organizations in New Orleans, Las Vegas and on the Gulf Coast.

About Emeril's Delmonico
Emeril's Delmonico is an 118-year-old restaurant located on the famed St. Charles Avenue streetcar line in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans. The restaurant first opened as Delmonico in 1895 by Anthony Commander, the younger brother of Emile Commander, who opened a saloon called Commander's Palace in 1880. The restaurant's second owners, Anthony and Marie LaFranca from Sicily, introduced Sicilian and Italian-style cuisine alongside traditional Creole New Orleans favorites. Chef Emeril Lagasse bought and reopened the historic restaurant in 1998 after an extensive renovation, paying homage to its classic, grand setting and original menus. Today, the kitchen is led by chef de cuisine Anthony Scanio, who infuses his love of Italian and Sicilian influences into the modern Creole palate. The restaurant features an ever changing in-house charcuterie program, a homemade liqueur program, and on-site dry-aged steaks, in addition to its revived classic New Orleans dishes. Emeril's Delmonico is open for dinner Monday-Thursday, 6-9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 6-10 p.m. The bar opens at 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. To make a reservation, call 504-525-4937 or visit emerilsrestaurants.com.