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“The National WWII…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to… more

Backyard Grooves

Jul 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

BB King's Blues Club…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for live music with Piano Man Lucy Blackledge. more

BB King's Blues Club…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for live music with BB King Allstar Band ft. Larry Johnson & Jonte… more

BB King's Blues Club…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the BB King's Blues Club New Orleans for BB King Allstars Band ft.… more

Carousel Gardens…

Jul 30 - 31, 2016
Now is a great time to buy your season pass. The season pass even gets you… more

Double Dose

Jul 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

FestiGals

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
FestiGals is the Ultimate New Orleans Girlfriend Getaway that celebrates,… more

Festigals 2016

Jul 30 - 31, 2016
FestiGals will return to the JW Marriott for its sixth women's weekend! more

Jazz Yoga with Susan…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
Jazz Yoga with live meditative music by Peter Nu, continues at the Old U.S.… more

Mama's Music

Jul 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

MechaCon 2016

Jul 30 - 31, 2016
MechaCon is an annual three day anime convention held during the summer at the… more

National Dance Day…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
This year's National Dance Day Celebration will be held at the New Orleans… more

Photo Exhibition -…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Photo Exhibition - "MAAFA: The Past We Inherit; the Future… more

The House of Groove

Jul 30, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Illusion

Jul 30 - Aug 6, 2016
Strange things happen when you wander into a magician’s cave. Pridamant,… more

The National WWII…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
Concert-goers will be treated to a 45 minute concert by the vocal trio The… more

The New Movement…

Jul 30, 2016 - May 23, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for  stand -up comedy show - Go… more

The New Movement…

Jul 30 - Dec 31, 2016
At each Megaphone Show, we invite a special guest/local… more

The New Movement…

Jul 30 - Dec 31, 2016
Chris Trew is joined on stage by two audience members chosen at random who have… more

“The National WWII…

Jul 30 - 30, 2016
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to… 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.