The Roosevelt New Orleans Celebrates its 125th Anniversary with The Great American Speakeasy Supper Club in the Historic Blue Room on July 27

Revelers invited to join in on dinner, dancing and unforgettable performances of songs from The Great American Songbook 

Roosevelt 125 Anniversary

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NEW ORLEANS – (July 16, 2018) – New Orleans’ red hot venue for 1930s-era supper clubs is back in full swing this summer to celebrate The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel’s 125th Anniversary. In 1893, the property first opened as The Grunewald and is now considered one of the most historic hotels in the country.


The Blue Room invites well-heeled locals and visitors to transport back in time for an evening of luxe dining and a smash hit show by The Great American Speakeasy on Friday, July 27. The event kicks off at 6:30pm with a champagne toast in Teddy’s Café at 6:30 p.m. followed by seating in The Blue Room for a four-course dinner and incredible show. Guests are encouraged to get glam and don their dancing shoes.


The Great American Speakeasy will feature Joe Piscopo, comedian and musician seen on Saturday Night Live, as well as Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra playing your favorite tunes from The Great American Songbook. Renee Olstead, a singer and actress best known for her role in the CBS sitcom Still Standing and on the drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager, joins the band for performances rich with style and swag.



Amuse Bouche

English Pea Panna Cotta

Lump Crab, Frangelico Compressed Anjou Pear, Affilla Cress



Waldorf Salad

Apple, Celery, Grape Gelee, Yogurt Powder



Louisiana Wagu of Beef

Dauphinoise Potato, Mushroom Fricassee, Crispy Shallots, Fig Marmalade



Dessert by Head Pastry Chef Deborah Heyd


The Great American Speakeasy supper club tickets are $125 each, excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made by calling (504) 335-3129 or visiting


The Roosevelt, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest loyalty program where guests who book directly through have access to benefits including digital check-in, choose your room and free Wi-Fi at 25 Waldorf Astoria hotels worldwide.


To learn more about or experience The Roosevelt, please visit, call +1-504-648-1200 or follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @theroosevelt_no. For more information about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, please visit or follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @waldorfastoria.


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Dominique Ellis

For The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
+1 504 250 0030


Lisa Cole


+1 305 332 6454