Food and Drink



This year we'll celebrate the rich culinary traditions of New Orleans!



Friday Wine Hour 5:15-6:30

Sip a fantastic offering of Wines of Navarra and enjoy delicious bites from Muriel's Restaurant- all while getting to know your fellow bloggers!

Friday Evening: Taste of New Orleans! 6:30-8:00pm

At our opening night reception, you'll get to sample bites prepared by NOLA's best chefs and restaurants:

Click here to view the menu!

Saturday and Sunday Breakfast: Hotel Monteleone offers complimentary continental breakfast that includes a selection of cold cereals, fruit, milk, yogurt, pastries, coffee, and tea. Please feel free to visit one of these fantastic breakfast spots- all within walking distance of the Monteleone:

Saturday Lunch: New Orleans Classics! 12:00-1:30pm

Bring your appetite for po'boys, oysters, grits, and gumbo from NOLA's favorite dining spots:



Saturday dinner will be a spectacular coursed meal prepared by the fantastic Chef Randy Buck. Keynote presented by New Orleans' own legendary chef, author, and restaurateur, John Besh!