Upcoming Events


"Let Them Eat Cake!"…

Oct 25 - Nov 9, 2016
Join us for Exhibition for "Let Them Eat Cake!"  Fine Art… more

"Organ & Labyrinth"-…

Oct 25 - 25, 2016
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An Evening with David…

Oct 25 - 25, 2016
The Orpheum Theater has announced David Sedaris, one of America’s… more

Art is the Driving…

Oct 25 - Dec 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

ART21: Mexico City

Oct 25 - 25, 2016
Join us for a screening of "Mexico City" from season 8 of PBS'… more

Danse Macabre- The…

Oct 25 - 30, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection will be offering a special Halloween-themed… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 25, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Education Gallery…

Oct 25 - Nov 27, 2016
Artists and Sense of Place Residency Show featuring artwork created by students… more

Historic New Orleans…

Oct 25, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Ogden Museum of…

Oct 25 - Nov 8, 2016
Each year, the Ogden Museum celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead),… more

Opening Reception for…

Oct 25 - 25, 2016
Join us for The Opening Reception for "Let Them Eat Cake!"This will… more

Pablove Shutterbug…

Oct 25 - 25, 2016
We are celebrating the work of our 2016 New Orleans Pablove Shutterbugs… more

Saenger Theatre…

Oct 25 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Illusionists- Live from Broadway. This mind blowing spectacular… more


Oct 25, 2016 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Oct 26, 2016 - Jan 07, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

Dean's List

Oct 26 - Dec 28, 2016
Dean's List is a variety show of a most unusual kind. This show blends improv,… more

Evenings with Enrique

Oct 26 - 26, 2016
Join us for Evenings with Enrique! This series features entertainment, and… more

Happy's Running Club…

Oct 26 - Dec 28, 2016
Join us every Wednesday  for a  fun 5k or close at the Happy's Irish… more

Le Meridien New…

Oct 26 - 26, 2016
Join us for "Art + Aperitifs," a fun, interactive painting class… more

Light Up the Night…

Oct 26 - 26, 2016
Visiting the city, whether from afar or from just across the bridge? Looking to… more

"Let Them Eat Cake!"…

Oct 25 - Nov 9, 2016
Join us for Exhibition for "Let Them Eat Cake!"  Fine Art… more

Christmas New Orleans Style Holiday Cooking Demonstrations

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Rebecca Sell
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Phone: (504)522-5730
Cell: (504) 343-5559

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 or  
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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.