New Orleans, LA (May 5, 2011) – With the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience (NOWFE) turning 20 this year and the Hotel Monteleone turning 125, the Hotel Monteleone will “Rock The Block” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with the Bag of Donuts to celebrate during the Royal Street Stroll on Thursday, May 26.
“The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience is one of the most prestigious festivals of its kind as it brings together some of the finest chefs and winemakers from around the world,” said Andrea Thornton, director of sales and marketing for Hotel Monteleone. “We have a great line-up of performers to kick-off the festival and are looking forward to being in the middle of the excitement again this year.”
While the Bag of Donuts perform on the 200 block of Royal Street, the celebration continues inside the Hotel Monteleone at the historic Carousel Bar with an enticing selection of wines and musical performances from The Tim Laughlin Jazz Trio from 6 – 8 p.m. and The George French Quartet from 8 – 10 p.m.
To purchase tickets for the Royal Street Stroll, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504.529.WINE and press 1. For more information about Hotel Monteleone or to make reservations during NOWFE, please visit www.hotelmonteleone.com or call 504-523-3341.
Since 1886, the Hotel Monteleone, www.hotelmonteleone.com, has proudly stood as one of the first landmarks in the famous French Quarter. The hotel is the Quarter’s largest full-service hotel, featuring 600 comfortable, luxurious guestrooms and suites. Hotel Monteleone is within walking-distance of some of New Orleans most famous attractions and is conveniently located 11 miles from the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Hotel Monteleone is a member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, a consecutive AAA Four Diamond award-winner, and has won the J.D. Power and Associates Upscale Hotel Award for “An Outstanding Guest Experience.” The Hotel Monteleone is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2011.