ella brennan award gala

Ella Brennan

Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award

Gala Honoring Emeril Lagasse

 

 

January 25th, 2018

VIP Reception 6 pm / Dinner 7 pm

Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

921 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112

 


VIP RECEPTION (6pm - 7pm):

 

Hors d'Oeuvres by Chefs Aarón Sánchez and Frank Brigtsen

 

 

AWARD DINNER (7pm - 10pm):

 

AFTER PARTY (10pm - 12:30am):

Gabrielle Restaurant & The Ritz-Carlton

Individual Ticket

Includes Entry to:
The Award Dinner 7pm - 10 pm

Table of 10

Includes Entry to:
The Award Dinner 7pm - 10pm

VIP Table of 10

Includes Entry to:
The VIP Reception 6pm
The Award Dinner 7pm - 10pm
The After Party 10pm - 12:30am

Honoring

Emeril Lagasse

Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, Television Personality, Author, Philanthrpoist


The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (NOWFE) is proud to announce that the 2018 Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award will be bestowed on Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, Television Personality, Author and Philanthropist Emeril Lagasse. The gala celebration will take place on January 25, 2018, at 7 pm at The Ritz-Carlton on Canal Street.

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 Institute leader Ron Forman, and local restaurateur Ralph Brennan.

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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