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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 29 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 29 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 29 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 29 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

PALM SUNDAY RABIES…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA and the Southeast Louisiana Veterinary… more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy a delightful self-guided tour of seven charming shotgun homes in the… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

Spring Fiesta

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The highlight of the Spring Festival is a daylong series of events designed to… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 29 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 29 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Christmas New Orleans Style Holiday Cooking Demonstrations

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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.