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Temple Grandin to Give Keynote Address at Farm to Table International Conference in New Orleans

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Dr. Temple Grandin will deliver the keynote address at the Farm to Table International Conference on Sunday, August 9, at 3:30 p.m. at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also invented the “hug box,”    …Continue Reading


Temple Grandin to Give Keynote Address at Farm to Table International Conference in New Orleans

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Dr. Temple Grandin will deliver the keynote address at the Farm to Table International Conference on Sunday, August 9, at 3:30 p.m. at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Grandin is an American professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also invented the “hug box,”    …Continue Reading


The World of Technology is coming to the Big Easy!

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The popular international Collision Conference is proud to announce the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, as their new host for their upcoming 2016 conference.

Click here for more information!


Registration Open for Farm to Table International Conference and Chefs Taste Challenge

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Registration is now open for the Farm to Table International Conference and the Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), which take place August 7 – 10, 2015 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Chefs Taste Challenge – Friday, August 7
The Chefs Taste Challenge kicks off the conference weekend on Friday, August 7. Mike Hoss, a local    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Convention Center Employees “CAN” Do It! Employees Donate 1,142 pounds of food to Giving HOPE – NOLA

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 New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center employees demonstrated creativity, engineering skills, and an overwhelming spirit of generosity at the Convention Center’s annual “CANstruction” food drive.

Each department was challenged to come up with the most creative design using non-perishable food items. Employees donated from their personal pantries and pooled their own money and resources together in order to build their canned goods masterpieces.

Some of the creative ideas included an oak tree made out of packages of Camellia red beans and    …Continue Reading


New Orleans Convention Center Named a Top Workplace

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Employees celebrate the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center being named one of the “Top Places to Work” by Nola.com and The Times-Picayune.

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has been selected as one of the city’s Top Workplaces by The Times-Picayune and Nola.com.

The employee satisfaction levels are reflected in the long tenure of Convention Center employees. The staff of 300 full-time employees has 2,737 combined years of experience    …Continue Reading


Convention Center Authority Approves Linear Park

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The New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, has approved a resolution to begin construction on a linear park along Convention Center Blvd, from Poydras Street to Henderson Street.

The $65 million project aims to improve outdated traffic patterns in the Warehouse District, which will bring several failing intersections up to acceptable standards.  The next step is to submit plans to the City of New Orleans for permitting, zoning, land    …Continue Reading


Centerplate Executive Chef Stephan Blaser Named One of the “Best Chefs of Louisiana”

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The American Culinary Federation – New Orleans Chapter
Feted Outstanding Chefs in Region

The American Culinary Federation – New Orleans Chapter has named Stephan Blaser, Executive Chef of Centerplate at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, one of the Best Chefs of Louisiana for 2015.

Centerplate Executive Sous Chef  Brandon Felder was also named one of    …Continue Reading


Applications/nominations for F2T Chefs Taste Challenge Due April 15!

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Chef nominations for the inaugural Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge are being accepted until April 15th. This unique event takes place August 7, 2015 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Culinary superstars are encouraged to apply, or you may nominate them at chefstastechallenge.com.

Ten chefs from various geographical regions across the United States will be selected to compete to create the best dish that utilizes farm-fresh items from a pantry    …Continue Reading


INAUGURAL CHEFS TASTE CHALLENGE SEEKING APPLICATIONS

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Calling chefs from all 50 states: apply today for a chance to battle in the inaugural Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC). The Chefs Taste Challenge is currently accepting applications from chefs for this unique event taking place August 7, 2015 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The Chefs Taste Challenge will feature ten chefs from various geographical regions across the United States who will compete to    …Continue Reading


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