Hospitality And Tourism Industry Hosts August Job Fest At Read Library On August 29


NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans & Company will host a Job Fest at East New Orleans Read Library located at 5641 Read Blvd. on Wednesday, August 29 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. The event will feature new job openings from dozens of the industry’s top employers in the hotel, restaurant, and tourism industry, ranging from entry level to managerial positions. Community partners such as Job 1 and Daughters of Charity will also be in attendance. Interested attendees are encouraged to bring an updated resume, though it is not required.

This event is the sixth Job Fest hosted by New Orleans & Company in 2018 and is part of a bigger list of events promoting local advocacy in the city, including job shadow opportunities, tourism advocacy training and more.

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Participating businesses include:
Audubon Nature Institute
B on Canal
City Park
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Hotel Monteleone
Hotel Provincial
InterContinental Hotel
JMH Companies
Liberty’s Kitchen
Orleans Parish Sheriff Office
Pelican Hospitality New Orleans
People Ready
James Hotel
TLC Linen Services
Waffle House
*Participating employers are subject to change without notice. For more information, please visit

Attending a Hospitality and Tourism Job Fest is the first step toward building a meaningful and long-lasting career as part of the Hospitality and Tourism team. 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.

Designed to be a one-stop shop for job candidates, New Orleans & Company’s Job Fests allow 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.

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