The highly acclaimed Higgins Hotel New Orleans, Curio Collection by Hilton, rated #1 on TripAdvisor of 177 hotels in New Orleans, is introducing a special dining opportunity with French Chef Virgile Brandel of Higgins Hotels Café Normandie and Rosie's on the Roof. The Suite Dining with a French Chef experience will allow guests to enjoy a carefully curated gourmet meal in a Presidential Suite on the penthouse level of the Higgins Hotel featuring views of downtown New Orleans. Imagine taking in the amazing views of this historic destination while enjoying some of the finest cuisine found in the Big Easy.

Ideally located in the heart of the city's vibrant Arts & Warehouse District featuring more than 25 art galleries, a variety of museums, and visionary chefs, the hotel is conveniently situated across the street from The National WWII Museum, TripAdvisor's top-rated tourist destination in New Orleans and #2 in the U.S. Recognized as the "Official Hotel of The National WWII Museum," The Higgins opened in early 2020 with a conference center, exceptional dining options and a distinct 1940s theme.

The Higgins is a Curio branded hotel by Hilton that provides experiences for the curious traveler, including some of the most incredible dining options in New Orleans. The Suite Dining with French Chef Virgile Brandel experience will not only allow for eight guests to dine comfortably, but the parlor in your luxury suite offers the perfect pre-meal space for cocktails. Whether its Crab Beignets with Herb Aioli and Blackened Red Fish, or a myriad of other choices from the Higgins Hotels renowned Chef, expect to be impressed. Indeed, each hotel in the Curio Collection is a masterpiece that reflects the best of its surroundings. Best of all, Hilton Honors points are awarded for each eligible stay.

Guests can also choose to enjoy the Higgins Hotel Fish & Dine option, where you can bring the fresh catch from your charter fishing excursions, and Chef Virgile Brandel will prepare it for your dining delight - broiled, sautéed, or fried, with added sides, salad and desert for up to 10 guests. Didn't catch enough fish? No worries. Chef Brandel will supplement your catch while you savor cocktails at Rosie's on the Roof, Higgins Hotel's view bar. Then, enjoy your dinner with friends casually served in a semi-private socially distanced environment of Café Normandie.

With New Orleans moving into Phase III of its "open for business" protocol, travelers are again able to enjoy all that makes vacationing in this historic destination so appealing. To find out more about the Suite Dining or Fish & Dine options, visit

The Higgins Hotel recently instituted the Hilton CleanStay program, where guests are offered no-touch check in, no-visit hotel room stays, and a rigorous daily cleaning of all public areas and touchpoints within each guestroom. The Hilton CleanStay program provides a standard list of new cleaning protocols and products, anchored by brand leader Lysol.

For more information on The Higgins Hotel, or for reservations, visit or call (833) 357-1172 or (504) 528-1941.

About the Higgins Hotel New Orleans, Curio Collection by Hilton
Named after Higgins Industries shipbuilder Andrew Higgins, The Higgins Hotel New Orleans, Curio Collection by Hilton is located on The National WWII Museum's campus in the heart of the New Orleans Arts and Warehouse District. The art deco-style property features 230 guest rooms, a full-service restaurant, rooftop bar, and 18,000 square feet of high-tech meeting and event space. The hotel offers full Hilton Honors program points, a convenient parking facility and is located at the St. Charles Avenue exit ramp of Interstate 10. Consistently ranked in the top ten of TripAdvisor's 177 New Orleans hotels, the Higgins provides a true spirit of hospitality for every guest. For more information call 504-528-1941 or visit
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Media Contact: Marc Becker, Director of Sales & Marketing at the Higgins Hotel New Orleans, at or (504) 459-0710