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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Christmas New Orleans Style Holiday Cooking Demonstrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Rebecca Sell
Marketing Manager
Phone: (504)522-5730
Cell: (504) 343-5559
Email: rebecca@fqfi.org


Christmas New Orleans Style Holiday Cooking Demonstrations
Acclaimed New Orleans Chefs Share and Sample Holiday Recipes


NEW ORLEANS (November 14, 2013) - Visitors and locals can learn culinary secrets from several Reveillon chefs at the Christmas New Orleans Style Chefs' Holiday Cooking Demonstrations located at the Market Fare Stage in the French Market. Guests will enjoy food samplings and restaurant recipes from acclaimed chefs such as: Brigsten's Frank Brigtsen, Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse's Alfred Singleton, Galatoire's "33" Bar and Steak's Michael Sichel, Upperline Restaurant's Dave Bridges, Kingfish Kitchen and Cocktails' Greg Sonnier, and Arnaud's Tommy DiGiovanni.  Demonstrations are free and open to the public.   
 
Chefs' Holiday Cooking Demonstrations
This year cooking demonstrations take place at the festive and historic French Market, in the Market Fare Stage, located midway between Ursulines and Governor Nicholls Street. Cooking demonstrations begin at 2 pm and last approximately 45 minutes. 
 

  • Tuesday, December 3: Galatoire's "33" Bar and Steak
Lobster Maison - Chef Michael Sichel
 
  • Wednesday, December 4: Brigtsen's
Oyster Chowder with Bacon & Fennel - Chef Frank Brigtsen
 
  • Thursday, December 5: Muriel's Jackson Square
Pan Seared Scallops with Quinoa, Grapefruit & Orange in Peppers Gastrique & Louisiana Citrus Butter Sauce - Chef Gus Martin
 
  • Friday, December 6: Upperline Restaurant
Turtle Soup au Sherry - Chef Dave Bridges
 
  • Tuesday, December 10: Café Degas
Seared Crawfish Ravioli with Spinach & Brandy Mushroom Duxelles with a Lemon Beurre Blanc -   Chef Grant Rushing
 
  • Wednesday, December 11: Kingfish Kitchen & Cocktails
Daube Glace tossed in German Spaetzle Dumplings - Chef Greg Sonnier
 
  • Thursday, December 12: Arnaud's
Pan Seared Center Cut Pork Chop with Rosemary Jus and Oyster Dressing - Chef de Cuisine Tommy DiGiovanni
 
  • Friday, December 13: Tujague's
Tuna Maque Choux, Fresh Seared Yellowfin Tuna Topped with Sweet Corn Chow Chow & Lemon Vinaigrette - Executive Chef Richard Bickford
 
  • Tuesday, December 17: Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
Lobster, English Pea & Romano Risotto, Saffron Crème Fraîche - Chef Alfred Singleton
 
  • Wednesday, December 18: Broussard's
Rabbit Rillettes Marsala Fig Marmalade, Strawberry Balsamic Jam - Executive Chef Guy Reinbolt 
 
  • Thursday, December 19: Bourbon House
Louisiana Sweet Potato Spice Cake with Molten Eggnog Center & Bourbon Gelato - Pastry Chef Sara Toth
 
  • Friday, December 20: Palace Café
Grilled Gulf Fish Panzanella - Sous Chef Jason Ameen
 
Christmas New Orleans Style

Christmas New Orleans Style (CNOS) is a month-long collaboration between French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) and the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC).  Established in 1985, CNOS has helped the city establish itself as one the world's top holiday destinations.Over the past 29 years, CNOS has featured multitude of holiday events around the city. Cooking demonstrations at the Market Fare Stage in the French Market, holiday concerts at St. Louis Cathedral, Papa Noël discounts from 50 hotels and bed and breakfasts, and Reveillon menus from New Orleans' finest restaurants showcase New Orleans Christmas spirit.  Visitors can also partake in local, festive events including holiday home tours and Living History Characters in the French Quarter. 
 
For more information about Christmas New Orleans Style or French Quarter Festivals, Inc. visit followyourjoy.com or fqfi.org.  
 
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Christmas New Orleans Style 2013 is produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. in collaboration with New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation.  French Quarter Festivals, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which also produces French Quarter Festival (April) and Satchmo SummerFest (August). French Quarter Festivals, Inc. promotes the Vieux Carré and the City of New Orleans through high quality special events and activities that showcase the culture and heritage of this unique city, contribute to the economic well-being of the community, and instill increased pride in the people of New Orleans.