Outstanding Bar Program Award
Arnaud’s is honored to announce that the French 75 is a semifinalist for the 2014 Outstanding Bar Program Award from the James Beard Foundation.
The true New Orleans cocktail bar, Arnaud’s French 75 has been a delight since its reincarnation in 2003. Year after year, premium spirits and fine cigars have found their way into this iconic bar. A sophisticated facet of French Quarter nightlife – the drinks are exemplary, the atmosphere covetable and the company only gets better over time.
About the James Beard Foundation
Much like the famed drink of the classic New Orleans Bar, the James Beard Foundation highlights the exceptional. Read more about this foundation and its awards below (sourced from the foundation’s website):
“Established in 1990, the James Beard Foundation Awards recognize culinary professionals for excellence and achievement in their fields and continue to emphasize the Foundation’s mission: to celebrate, preserve, and nurture America’s culinary heritage and diversity. Each award category has an individual Awards committee made up of industry professionals who volunteer their time to oversee the policies, procedures, and selection of judges for their respective Awards program.
Covering all aspects of the industry—from chefs and restaurateurs to cookbook authors and food journalists to restaurant designers and architects and more—the Beard Awards are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. The awards are presented each spring, and have been held at Lincoln Center in New York City since 2007. Nominees and winners are fêted at a weekend of events that has become the social and gastronomic highlight of the year.”
Arnaud’s is proud to have been nominated for this prestigious award. It’s an honor to be placed among the best of the food and beverage professionals in North America.