New Orleans Marriott To Celebrate Thanksgiving With Festive Feast; Special Shopping Spree Package Adds To Sweetness Of Dessert
The Riverview Thanksgiving Buffet Is Back!
The New Orleans Marriott is serving up a special holiday treat this Thanksgiving. Couples and families seeking a break from the kitchen during the holiday season can dine in style at the hotel’s Riverview Thanksgiving Buffet. The extraordinary event is also ideal for business travelers spending the day away from family and friends. Open to the public and hotel guests, the feast costs $45 for adults (champagne and mimosas included) and $15 for children ages 6 to 12. Tax and gratuity are not included. Kids 5 and under eat free. Seatings are planned for 11-11:30 a.m. and 1-1:30 p.m. in the hotel’s Riverview Ballroom.
While overlooking the Mississippi River and taking in breathtaking views of the city from the 41(st) floor, visitors will indulge in expertly crafted NOLA fare with a Thanksgiving twist.
Beginning the meal with savory starters, guests can choose from selections including the hotel’s award-winning seafood gumbo, cranberry-apple Waldorf salad shooters with toasted walnuts, and shucked oysters with traditional condiments. For the main event, mouthwatering selections will be served including comforting classics such as roasted turkey with oyster-pecan dressing and corn pudding as well as creative dishes with carved prime rib, salmon filets and more. Sides such as glazed baby beets, roasted Brussel sprouts with bacon and praline sweet potatoes provide a perfect complement. To top off the feast, guests can satisfy their sweet tooth with choices such as mini pineapple rum cakes, egg nog creme brule and pecan pie shooters with maple whipped cream.
Diners who fill up and don’t want to leave the comfort of the French Quarter hotel can take advantage of a unique deal – perfect for Black Friday shopping in New Orleans. The hotel is offering a Special Shopping Spree Package with rates starting at $169 a night through Dec. 31, 2015. The deal includes complimentary breakfast for two at the hotel’s on-site restaurant, complimentary post-shopping drinks for two and a VIP coupon book for the nearby Outlet Collection at Riverwalk when two or more nights are booked.
The New Orleans Marriott (at 555 Canal St. in New Orleans, LA in the French Quarter) is near Bourbon Street, Aquarium of the Americas and Jackson Square. The hotel features 41 floors with 1,278 guest rooms, 55 suites and over 80,000 square feet of event space for meetings and weddings. Visitors will appreciate spacious and stylish rooms and suites with modern amenities. Guests will enjoy sinking into cozy bedding while watching college football bowl games on flat-panel TVs with premium cable channels including ESPN. Guests will enjoy on-site dining options, a state-of-the-art fitness center and rooftop pool. For information, visit www.marriott.com/MSYLA or call 1-504-581-1000.
To book the New Orleans Shopping Spree Package, guest must make reservations using promotional code 33R when booking online or calling 1-800-228-9290.