Wednesday, Jan 29, 6-10 PM

Ella Brennan Award Gala Honoring Chef John Folse

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
Getting there
921 Canal St, New Orleans, LA

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is thrilled to announce that the 2020 Ella Brennan Lifetime Achievement in Hospitality Award will be bestowed on Chef John Folse, “Louisiana’s Culinary Ambassador to the World.” 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, celebrity chef and philanthropist Emeril Lagasse, and tourism industry icon Mark Romig. Ticket Information & Prices: Individual Ticket (Includes entry to Award Gala from 7-10pm): $175 Individual Ticket Plus VIP Reception (Includes entry to VIP Reception from 6-7pm and Award Gala from 7-10pm): $250 Table of 10 (Includes entry to Award Gala from 7-10pm): $1,500 VIP Table of 10 (Includes complimentary champagne on table, entry to VIP Reception from 6-7pm, and Award Gala from 7-10pm): $2,500