August Job Fest at Lyons Center

School is back in session and so is our Job Fest! Join us on Wednesday, August 16thfrom noon until 3 p.m. for our August Job Fest at Lyons Center. We have 30 hospitality and tourism employers ready to hire great, enthusiastic people like you! Job 1 will be there to help with resumes and Daughters of Charity will provide information on their health services. More details are below.

Job Fest Details   

When: Wednesday, August 16th from noon until 3 p.m.

Where: Lyons Recreation Center, 624 Louisiana Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115

Who:  The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting the event and everyone is welcome to attend. A sample of the employers participating include:


  • Hotel Monteleone
  • Shiftgig
  • NOPD
  • Hospitality Enterprises
  • Waffle House
  • New Orleans Marriott
  • Le Meridien
  • JW Marriott
  • Caesars Entertainment – Harrah’s New Orleans
  • Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group
  • JMH Companies
  • Walk-On’s/Brechtel Hospitality
  • Hotel Management of New Orleans/City Sightseeing New Orleans
  • Pelican Hospitality New Orleans
  • Delaware North Companies
  • Café Reconcile
  • Hyatt Regency New Orleans
  • Hotel Provincial
  • Liberty’s Kitchen
  • Sheraton New Orleans
  • W New Orleans French Quarter
  • Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office
  • New Orleans City Park
  • Ritz Carlton
  • HRI Properties
  • SoBou Restaurant
  • International House New Orleans
  • Southern Hospitality
  • Job 1 Business & Career Solutions (Resume Assistance)
  • Daughters of Charity (Informational)

*List of employers are subject to change

What: Designed to be a one-stop shop for job candidates, Job Fest allows participants to meet with a variety of employers from hotels, restaurants, and other tourism fields. Participants can ask questions and learn more about the hiring process in a welcoming, one-on-one setting. The Job Fest is part of an effort to connect job seekers to careers in the hospitality and tourism industry across New Orleans.

Why: In New Orleans, tourism provides thousands of satisfying jobs in fields like guest relations, finance, administration, housekeeping, food and beverage service and beyond. Each job offers an opportunity for growth to move up in a company while enjoying employee benefits and the peace of mind that comes with a steady paycheck. A job in hospitality and tourism – which can start by a visit to Job Fest – is the basis for a lasting and fulfilling career in New Orleans.