Our History


Here are some of the awards the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group has been honored to receive over the years...

Winner of the Silver Metal for Meat & Poultry
NOWFE Grand Tasting 2011

"Readers Favorites 2011"
New Orleans Magazine

Winner of the Gold Metal for Seafood
NOWFE Grand Tasting 2011

Best Shrimp Po-Boy Winner
2010 Po-Boy Preservation Festival

Top Pick for Best New Orleans Restaurants
AOL Travel Editor

"A Top Pick"
2010 Times Picayune Reader's Choice Awards

""Hot Spot", "Most Booked", "Good for Groups"
2010 OpenTable's Diner's Choice Awards

"Employer of Choice 2003"
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

"Best Places To Work"
New Orleans CityBusiness 2003 & 2004

"College of Diplomates 2005"
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

'Lester Kabacoff Hospitality & Community Achievement Award,'
by the New Orleans Metropolitan CVB, 2000

'Top Fifty Power Players,'
by Nation's Restaurant News, 2000

'Restaurateur of the Year,'
by the Louisiana Restaurant Association, 1999

'Ivy Award,'
Restaurants & Institutions, 1998

'New Orleans Entrepreneur of the Year' in the Food & Beverage category by Ernst and Young,1998

IFMA Gold Plate Award, 'Restaurateur of the Year'
by International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, 1997

Mastercard Outstanding Service Award Nominee
1992 James Beard Foundation

Tourism Role Model
by Young Leadership Council

Business Hall of fame
Junior Achievement

Fine Dining Hall of Fame
Nation's Restaurant News, 1988