Posted by: Jeff Hinson
NEW ORLEANS, LA (November 20, 2008) – Emeril’s Homebase, the corporate office for Lagasse’s restaurant company, today announced a multi-faceted marketing partnership with the New Orleans Hornets for the 2008-2009 season.
As part of the agreement, Emeril’s New Orleans, NOLA Restaurant and Emeril’s Delmonico will become an official fine dining partner of the Hornets. The agreement extends Emeril’s restaurant presence to fans, through branded signage displayed in the New Orleans Arena and placement inside the Hornets game-time program. In addition, Emeril’s restaurants will be featured during half time on-court promotions at Hornets home games throughout the season, and at other exclusive promotional events.
“Emeril’s restaurants represent the best in New Orleans cuisine, and we are excited to welcome them to the Hornets family,” says Hornets Owner George Shinn. “We look forward to growing our partnership throughout the season and into the future as we work together to provide our fans with a memorable game-night experience.”
“We are excited to be in partnership with this outstanding team,” says Marti Dalton, director of marketing at Emeril’s Homebase. “The Hornets are a huge asset to New Orleans and we want to support the team and their fans.”
The next Hornets game is on Saturday, November 22 at 7:00pm, as the team takes on the Oklahoma City Thunder in the New Orleans Arena. Season tickets can be purchased by visiting www.hornets.com or by calling 504-525-HOOP.
For reservations at Emeril’s New Orleans, NOLA Restaurant or Emeril’s Delmonico, please call 1-888-EMERIL-8 (1-888-363-7458) or visit emerils.com.