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The Grill Room at Windsor Court Hosts Bastille Day Dinner
Spirited, six-course celebration pays tribute to New Orleans' French heritage

- The Windsor Court is calling all Francophiles this July with a special prix fixe wine dinner to celebrate Bastille Day, France's independence celebration. On Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m., join The Grill Room at Windsor Court for a champagne reception to kick off the French fête. At 7 p.m., sit down for six-courses of French fare paired with wines from the regions of Bordeaux, Fleurie, Burgundy, the Loire Valley and Alsace.

The Bastille Day Dinner menu includes:
First Course
Pork & Foie Gras Terrine
Rolly Gassmann, Tokay Pinot Gris "Vendanges Tardives," 2001

Second Course
Sun Choke Vichyssoise
Crispy Leeks - Truffle Caviar - Chives
Eric Morgat, "Litus," Savenniéres, 2010

Third Course
Salmon Tartare
Alaskan Salmon - Sweet Corn Blini - Crème Fraîche - Salmon Roe
Albert Bichot, "Domaine Long-Depaquit" Chablis, 2014

Fourth Course
Guinea Hen Coq au Vin
Smoked Guinea Hen Breast - Bacon Lardon - Wild Mushrooms Pearl - Onion - Glazed Carrot
Domaine de Prion, "Vieilles Vignes," Cru Beaujolais, Fleurie, 2011

Fifth Course
Filet Mignon Rossini
Foie Gras - Brioche - Spinach - Périgord Sauce Béarnaise
Château Chasse-Spleen, Bordeaux, 2009

Dessert Course
Gateau Concorde, Raspberry Sorbet
Dumangin, Ratafia, Champagne, NV

Guests can join the celebration for $125, plus 22 percent service charge and applicable sales taxes per person. Limited seating is available, and reservations are required. To make reservations or view the entire menu, call (504) 522-1992 or visit Windsor Court is located at 300 Gravier Street.

About Windsor Court
Windsor Court has been the choice for discerning travelers for over 30 years. The 23-story hotel is located in the heart of the Central Business District, steps from the French Quarter. The award-winning luxury hotel features 316 oversized guestrooms and suites, the acclaimed Grill Room Restaurant, the storied Polo Club Lounge, the celebrated Le Salon for afternoon tea and an extensive art collection with mostly works of British origin, among other amenities and services. The hotel's recent $22 million restoration included the addition of the lobby Cocktail Bar and Spa at Windsor Court. For off-site events, Windsor Court offers CELEBRATE!, a premier custom New Orleans catering service. The hotel was purchased in October 2009 by an ownership team led by The Berger Company of New Orleans and the Dallas-based Crow Family Holdings. Windsor Court is a member of Preferred Hotels® and Resorts Legend Collection and is a member of the Southern Living Hotel Collection. For more information, please visit