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NEW ORLEANS (February 2017) - As the weather gets warmer and the birds begin to chirp, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is preparing for Spring. New to the calendar of events this season is our Crawfish Boil in the Courtyard experience.

Select Saturdays in March, April, and May, the culinary team will be hosting a family style crawfish boil in our lush courtyard. In New Orleans, our local flavors and traditions are especially important. Experience what it is like to have a backyard crawfish boil at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, complete with live music, beer, champagne, and of course, hot boiled crawfish. The chef will be on hand to answer any questions about this native delicacy and even teach guests how to peel crawfish like a local. This unique event is perfect for first time visitors, parties, or locals looking to enjoy a good time.

Dates: March 4, 11, 18, April 1, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Price: $50, inclusive of tax and gratuity
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 504-262-5048 or by following this link: Enter any of the above dates and select a 12:00 p.m. reservation time. We look forward to seeing you at the boiling pot!


About The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans
At The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, our luxury hotel highlights traditional Southern ambiance with an interior that reflects the graciousness of antebellum mansions. The sensory experience weaves its way throughout with live music at The Davenport Lounge, local culinary selections at M Bistro, an award winning spa and 527 sleeping rooms with modern amenities. Located on the edge of the French Quarter, set within the 1908 Beaux Arts Maison Blanche, our hotel offers a charming venue for weddings, meeting and events, with unique spaces including the lush French Quarter Courtyard filled with tropical plants, gas-lit lanterns and an elegant fountain.

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, MD., currently operates more than 90 hotels in over 30 countries and territories. More than 40 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. For more information or reservations, visit the company web site at, for the latest company updates, visit and to join the live conversation, use #RCMemories. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR).