Sugar Notables 2023 Event Information

Sugar Notables 2023 Awards Dinner Information

We are planning a fabulous dinner at Antoine’s Restaurant, on July 15th to celebrate this years’ winners of the Sugar Notable Awards. This restaurant is one of the Grand Dames of the New Orleans famous historical restaurants. Established in 1840, Antoine’s is the oldest family-owned restaurant in the country. We had such a blast last year and I am sure we will again. If you would like to see the photos from the 2022 dinner click here.

Tickets to this year’s dinner will cost $200 per person. The price includes the 4-course meal, wine, tax & tip.

Here is the menu for the evening:

Appetizers passed at arrival

~ Antoine’s Souffle Potatoes

First Course

~Antoine’s Seafood Gumbo

Gulf shrimp, oysters, lump crabmeat, blue crab and shrimp stock, okra and file with rice


~ Shrimp Remoulade
Large Gulf shrimp, Antoine’s zesty red remoulade sauce, shredded iceberg lettuce, chopped egg

Main course

~ Filet with Marchand de Vin Sauce
Grilled center-cut beef tenderloin, Yukon mashed potatoes, Marchand de Vin sauce, butter braised mushrooms


~ Pompano Pontchartrain
Grilled delicate pompano filet, butter poached jumbo lump crabmeat, white wine sauce, green onion


~ Antoine’s Baked Alaska with Chocolate Sauce Buttery pound cake shell, vanilla ice cream core, delicate meringue crust, hot chocolate fudge sauce

If you are planning to purchase a table of 10. Please let us know as soon as possible.

Please send your reservations or questions to

We have secured lodging at one of the finest hotels in New Orleans right in the middle of the French Quarter. The Omni Royal is only ½ block from Antoine’s restaurant.

Here’s the nightly discounted rates for Sugar Journal’s Guests

July 13, 14, & 15 – Thu/Fri/Sat – nightly room rates below – not including taxes

Deluxe Queen Rooms, $199

King Rooms, $219

2 Double Beds, $239

Please contact Julie Yates directly to reserve your room. Julie O. Yates 504 529 7020 or  She will be holding rooms until July 1, 2023 any rooms not reserved at that time will be released.

Friday night Charley and I would like to invite you for cocktails and “bites” at our home. This is the second of many annual Sugar Journal Notable Events and we know it will be a fun and fulfilling for you and your family. Those that will be flying in, please let us know your arrival times and we will be glad pick you up at the airport.

Looking forward to an exciting evening!

Romney and Charley Richard