Here are just a couple of our upcoming community events:
On Friday, September 27th, we are both excited and honored to be a part of Jefferson Dollars for Scholars 20th anniversary celebration.
The Pontchartrain Center in Kenner will set the stage for the fundraiser's Golden Tassel Gala. It is sure to be a beautiful and elegant evening and Chef Tenney and his team will be hosting a culinary tasting station (again) for gala guests to sample some of our signature dishes. Stay tuned to find out what Chef will be serving!
The Jefferson Dollars for Scholars® chapter of Scholarship...
Posted by: Caroline
August 1, 2013 |
Football is finally back! We will open the restaurant at 4:30 PM for every Saints home game, so be sure to join us for a delicious pre- or post-home game feast this Saints season!
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Here's a list of home games:
Sunday, September 8 Saints vs. Falcons @ 12:00 PM
Sunday, September 22 Saints vs. Cardinals @ 12:00 PM
Monday, September 30 Saints vs. Dolphins @ 7:40 PM
Sunday, October 27 Saints vs. Bills @ 12:00 PM
Sunday, November 10 Saints vs. Cowboys @ 7:30 PM
Sunday, November 17 Saints vs. 49ers @ 3:25 PM
Sunday, December 8 Saints vs. Panthers...
It's showtime! With the highly anticipated re-opening of the Saenger Theater comes the announcement that GW Fins will be offering a fabulous three course Pre-Theater Prix Fixe Dinner for $35.
Beginning with Jerry Seinfeld’s performance kicking off the opening of the majestically restored theater, we will introduce our Pre-Theater Menu, which will be offered from 5:00pm to 6:00pm (guests must be seated by 6pm to take advantage of this special menu). Following dinner, guests can conveniently leave their car at Central Garage, which is located between GW Fins and the Saenger Theater, and the restaurant...
The 2012 Oak Street Po Boy Preservation Festival was a great success over at the GW Fins tent! We were having fun selling (literally) thousands of Fried Maine Lobster Po Boys from 10:30am until 5:15pm.
We want to thank everyone for waiting so patiently in that long line to get their GW Fins' Lobster Po Boy fill for the day. We had so much fun out on Oak St. serving all the hungry patrons, so eager to get their hands on the Fried Lobster Po Boy!
This year, we ran a social media contest offering a $50 GW Fins gift certificate to the person who takes the BEST Fried Lobster Po Boy photo and shares...
At GW Fins, it's no secret that FRESH is the cornerstone of our operations. To maintain the highest possible standard of freshness, we work with trusted companies all over the map to deliver us the freshest seafood every single day. Take, for example, the New Bedford Sea Scallops...
New Bedford, Massachusetts is just over 1,500 miles away from GW Fins Restaurant in New Orleans. Yet, the scallops we serve on any given day are picked that very morning... Chef Mike Nelson explains the daily process -
"The company we order [the scallops] from - we work with them to get these scallops the same...
September 2012 is shaping up to be quite an exciting month at GW Fins! This weekend and next, we are contributing our fresh seafood dishes to local fundraising events in and around New Orleans. At the end of the month, Chef Tenney is heading northwest (temporarily, of course) to spread the GW Fins love for Louisiana Seafood to Seattle!
Upcoming Community Events
Friday, September 21
Jefferson Dollars for Scholars
19th Annual Golden Tassel Gala
Blue Crab Pot Stickers
Friday, September 28
The Pro Bono Project
24th Annual Justice For All Ball
Audubon Tea Room
One of the great things about the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is that it offers a variety of activities- world-class music, food, crafts and culture. In addition to these attractions, you can watch your favorite local chefs demonstrate how to cook delectable Louisiana dishes. These demonstrations provide respite from the sun and typically samples are served.
This year, Executive Chef Tenney Flynn's demonstration will be at the Cajun Cabin on Friday, April 27 from 1:30-2:45. Chef Tenney will be cooking oil-poached tuna-stuffed heirloom tomatoes with deviled eggs. Louisiana is the #2 tuna...
Last Friday, Chef Tenney Flynn performed a cooking demonstration for a group of approximately 400 middle-school children. This demonstration was part of NCAA Final Four Youth Day, organized by the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. NCAA Final Four Youth Day focused on life skills, healthy living, character development, leadership, diversity and community involvement. The goal of the cooking demonstration was to teach children about healthy meal options. Chef Tenney Flynn also took the opportunity to teach children about one of our great local resources, Louisiana shrimp. You can view additional...
GW Fins Executive Chef Tenney Flynn will be busy participating in many events over the next week. On Thursday, March 22, he will be the honored guest at Junior League of New Orleans’ Cocktails and Cuisine. There, he will demonstrate the preparation of tuna tartare.
Following Cocktails and Cuisine is the 35th Anniversary Julia Jump, a fundraiser for Preservation Resource Center, on Friday March 23. Chef Tenney Flynn will be on hand during the Patron Party, serving our famous lobster dumplings.
Next week, Chef Tenney Flynn will be attending several events with Louisiana Seafood Chefs Council,...
Need a GW Fins fix? If you can’t make it to the restaurant, we’ll be at 3 community events this week.
First, on Wednesday March 7, catch Executive Chef Tenney Flynn serving lobster dumplings at Gambit’s Food Revue. This event features more than 35 New Orleans area restaurants, exclusively selected from Gambit’s reviews from the last year.
Next, on Saturday March 10, we’ll be participating in the Louisiana Oyster Jubilee. Festival attendees can see and eat “The Longest Oyster Po-boy” in the 300 block of Bourbon Street. Chef Mike Nelson is looking to top last year’s 3rd place...