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March 28th Event to Feature Entertainment by Alex Owen & The Messy Cookers,
Wine Tasting And Benefit Second Harvest Food Bank 

(New Orleans LA – March 1, 2018) – Located in the quiet side of the French Quarter, The Maison Dupuy is proud to present, for the third year, its monthly “Sippin In The Courtyard” series with a community awareness focus to benefit local organizations, feature New Orleans musicians and invite locals and hotel guests to experience the party atmosphere of the Maison Dupuy’s lush and large Courtyard. 

“We wanted to incorporate a charitable giving aspect to these events which have become popular with our guests yet also celebrate the music of the many talented New Orleans musicians and the food specialties of our Executive Chef, Matt Regan,” said Director of Sales & Marketing Craig Sanders.   “We also hope locals will come re-discover our gem of a hotel in this charming part of the French Quarter.”

For the kick-off event on March 28th, the popular group, “Alex Owen and The Messy Cookers” will be the featured musician providing entertainment during the early evening.  The beneficiary will be Second Harvest Food Bank.  Attendees will be able to purchase raffle tickets to win baskets of coveted prizes such as overnight stays, dinners, bar tabs, and other items provided by The Maison Dupuy.  All proceeds from raffle ticket sales will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. 

New for the March event is a Wine Tasting presented by Bouchaine Vineyards in Napa CA featuring their signature Pinot Noir and Bouchaine Chardonnay.  Specially priced bottles of the wines can be purchased during the event as well.

Each monthly event features Happy Hour prices for select wine and beer, a specialty cocktail and Small Plates at Happy Hour prices from Executive Chef Matt Regan. Complimentary parking is provided in the hotel’s covered garage based on availability. The Bistreaux’s regular bar and daily dinner menu will also be available. For information, please call 504-648-611.

Sippin’ In The Courtyard Details

Kick-off Event: Wednesday, March 28 “Sippin’ and Swinging into Spring”
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Sponsor Location: Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St. (corner Burgundy St.)
Event Contact & Phone: Josh Harmeyer; 504-648-6103
Beneficiary: Second Harvest Food Bank
Entertainment: Alex Owen & The Messy Cookers

Additional dates for Sippin’ in The Courtyard are scheduled as follows:
Wednesdays - April 25, May 30, September 26, October 24 and
Friday - November 30.   

About Second Harvest Food Bank:

Second Harvest Food Bank is leading the fight against hunger in South Louisiana by providing food access, advocacy, education, and disaster response. Second Harvest provides food to more than 550 partners and programs across 23 parishes from the Mississippi border to the Texas state line. Together, we make up the largest charitable anti-hunger network in the state. With help from our communities, we can make food security a reality for every household in South Louisiana.

Second Harvest Food Bank is an affiliated ministry of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans, a member of Feeding America, and a United Way partner agency. To join us in the fight to end hunger, please visit or follow us on Facebook at or on Twitter and Instagram @2ndHarvestGNOA.

Second Harvest Food Bank distributes commodities to eligible, needy families under the Food Bank Program in 23 south Louisiana parishes. Commodities will be given on a first-come, first-served basis as a part of the normal food package provided by the site. Commodities can only be given to registered applicants. For a complete listing of member agency locations, visit

About The Maison Dupuy Hotel

The boutique hotel is known for luxurious French Quarter lodging that transcends the ordinary in a unique, quiet location in the heart of the charming, residential section of the French Quarter in New Orleans.  Yet the hotel is also situated only two blocks from the excitement of Bourbon Street, as well as the beauty of Jackson Square, and within walking distance to all major attractions.

The casual Bistreaux Restaurant with murals of famed artist Toulouse Lautrec’s Paris scenes, surround dining patrons while floor to ceiling windows offer splendid views of the quiet side of the French Quarter and intriguing architecture. The picturesque Courtyard is truly one of the most civilized outdoor settings in the French Quarter.

This boutique New Orleans hotel beckons you to relax and escape the hustle of modern life in one of its 187 distinctive rooms and 13 luxurious suites, each offering first-class amenities and services. As one of a small handful of hotels set inside the city’s historic Vieux Carré district, The Maison Dupuy offers guests a distinct mixture of history and luxury unlike any other. For complete information, please visit our website at