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Hotel introduces a Valentine’s Day Treat for Jazz “Lovers”

Why not skip the flowers and chocolate and plan a unique Valentine’s Day evening that she’ll always remember.  On Tuesday February 14th at 8 pm, slip into Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse in the Royal Sonesta Hotel for a romantic concert and dinner for two.  Legendary drummer and vibraphonist Jason Marsalis with special guest Wanda Rouzan, the sweetheart of New Orleans, will present an evening of classic love songs in the intimate jazz club.  

Let Executive Chef Peter Page entice you with an assortment of delicious small bites designed for sharing.  Start the evening off with a Shrimp Cocktail topped with Cilantro Sazerac Sauce, Mini Crab Cakes with Caper Aioli, and Oysters ‘Desire’ with Creole Parmesan Butter to name a few.  For the perfect ending, indulge in the Passion Fruit Gelee with Vanilla Panna Cotta, the Dark Cherry Manjari Chocolate Bomb with Almond Soufflé, and the Raspberry Creneau Lemon Baton with Rosewater Glace.  This exclusive Valentine’s Day sampling for two is only $30.  Add a bottle of Piper Sonoma for $35 or Moet for $90 for the perfect Valentine’s Day experience.  Seating is limited, so reserve your table today.  For reservations, please call 504-553-2299 or email

Audiences will feel right at home at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.  The intimate club is located in the heart of the French Quarter at 300 Bourbon Street.  Now, more than ever, the Playhouse is “the” destination of choice for all visitors seeking an authentic music experience in the Big Easy.  Voted the #1 pick in the Big Easy by the Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown, the Playhouse features live jazz seven nights a week in an intimate club setting.  For more information on Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, please call (504) 553-2299 or visit
The 500-room Royal Sonesta Hotel is located in the heart of the fabulous French Quarter, just steps from world-famous restaurants, antique shops, jazz clubs and premier tourist attractions. Its atmosphere reflects a strong European influence and Southern charm. The hotel surrounds a tropical courtyard, just off an elegant marble lobby. The guestrooms offer views of the beautifully landscaped pool, secluded patios or French Quarter life. The hotel boasts over 20,000 square feet of functional meeting space as well as a brand new, luxurious Board Room equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology. For hotel or restaurant reservations or more information, call your travel agent, 1-800-SONESTA, or visit their website at
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