Higgins Hotel Offering Meals for 8 in a Presidential Suite

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NEW ORLEANS – While New Orleans hotel occupancy remains in the single digits, local hoteliers are getting creative to bring in business. The Higgins Hotel has a new offer for diners seeking a high-end experience:

For $1900, eight diners can experience “suite dining with a French chef,” a specialty dining experience created by chef Virgile Brandel of Café Normandie and Rosie’s on the Roof.

Customers will “enjoy a carefully chef-curated gourmet meal” in a presidential suite on the penthouse level of the new hotel while gazing at views of downtown New Orleans. The price for the seven-course meal includes taxes and services fees.

Here’s a sample menu:

“Amuse Bouche”  with cocktail service

Crab Beignets w/Herb Aioli


Fresh Louisiana wild caught shrimp cocktail coupes


Lobster Bisque


Spinach Salad- Warm Pork Belly, Roasted Shiitake, Soft Boiled Egg, White Beans, Olives, Pumpkin

Seeds, & Sherry Vinaigrette

Entrées (examples of what can be prepared for you, guests offered a choice )

Crispy Duck -Half a Duck, Duck Fat Crispy Fingerling, Frisee Citrus Salad, Green Peppercorn Sauce

Blackened Red Fish -Caper Remoulade, Dirty Rice, Okra and Tomatoes

Roasted Poulet -Free Range Chicken, Morel Mushrooms, Root Vegetables, Brussels, au  Jus

Filet of Beef, Crab Cake w/Red Pepper Hollandaise, Asparagus, Potato Pave


Dessert Trio -Mini Bourbon Pecan Tart, Mini Apple Tart, Chocolate Orange Cheesecake Square

Coffee and Cordial Service

All meals include:

  •   Bread Presentation with Sweet Fig Butter
  •   Wine serves with each course
  •   Overnight use of the one-bedroom presidential suite can be added for only $300.

For details, call (504) 459-0715


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