ella brennan award gala

Ella Brennan

Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award

Honoring Mark Romig

 

 

January 17, 2019

VIP Reception 6 pm / Dinner 7 pm

Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

 

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VIP RECEPTION 6pm - 7pm

AWARD DINNER 7pm - 10pm

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The Award Dinner 7pm - 10 pm

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The Award Dinner 7pm - 10pm

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The VIP Reception 6pm
The Award Dinner 7pm - 10pm
After Party 10pm-12am

Honoring

Mark Romig


The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is thrilled to announce that the 2019 Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award will be bestowed on the unofficial “Ambassador for New Orleans,” Mark Romig. The Ella Brennan Award recognizes one individual each year that has made a lifetime commitment to the hospitality industry through extraordinary leadership, personal and professional accomplishments and philanthropic contributions to the community. The Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award is named for restaurateur legend Ella Brennan. Her deep passion and commitment has made a significant and longstanding impact on the New Orleans hospitality industry. The award’s past recipients include Chef Paul Prudhomme, philanthropist Bill Goldring, Chef Leah Chase, restaurateurs Drago and Klara Cvitanovich, Audubon leader Ron Forman, local restaurateur Ralph Brennan, and celebrity chef and philanthropist Emeril Lagasse.

Lifetime Achievement in

HOSPITALITY

The Ella Brennan Legacy


Each year the Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award is presented to a recipient who has made a lifetime commitment to the hospitality industry through extraordinary leadership, personal and professional accomplishments and philanthropic contributions to the community. The Award is named for legendary restaurateur Ella Brennan, in honor of her deep passion and commitment which has made a significant and longstanding impact on the New Orleans hospitality industry.

Past Recipients

  • 2010

    Ella Brennan

  • 2011

    Chef Paul Prudhomme

  • 2012

    William "Bill" Goldring

  • 2013

    Chef Leah Chase

  • 2014

    Drago & Klara Cvitanovich

  • 2015

    Ron Forman

  • 2016

    Ralph Brennan

  • 2018

    Emeril Lagasse

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