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Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 30 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Dinneral Shavers…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
This annual event is a free school supply giveaway targeted towards all New… more

Dinneral Shavers…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
This annual event is a free school supply giveaway targeted towards all New… more

Greyhound Centennial…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Celebrating 100 years of service, Greyhound is bringing its Centennial Mobile… more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 30 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Southern Decadence…

Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

The Historic Carver…

Aug 30 - 31, 2014
Come out this Labor Day weekend for a night of fun, laughther, and good old… more

The Historic New…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us for a screening of  "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965),… more

The Historic New…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us for "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965), starring Steve McQueen,… more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Debi and the Deacons. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Rhythm & Rain. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Way Too Early. more

Bounce TV Summer…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Get ready New Orleans as The Bounce: TV Our Way Summer Music Festival 2014… more

Kirk Franklin…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Celebrate Sunday morning with brunch featuring the explosive energy of live… more

Sunday Swing…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing. Professional… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Soprano Joy Greene Meade and Bass Michael Meade, accompanied by Pianist Albinas… more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring BC & Company more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 31 - 31, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Debi and the Deacons. more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… 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.