Galatoire's "33" Hosting Kentucky Derby Watch Party, Offering Complimentary "Derby" Bar BitesNEW ORLEANS (press release) – Galatoire’s “33” Bar & Steak is hosting a Kentucky Derby Watch Party and Hat Contest on Saturday, May 4, beginning at noon. Guests are invited to don classic derby attire, including their best fascinators and fedoras. The inaugural hat contest will be judged by Goorin Bros. Hat Shop, with the winner(s) taking home a restaurant gift card. The watch party includes complimentary light bites by Chef Phillip Lopez and special $12 Race Day Cocktails.


The menu consists of:

Race Day Cocktails – $12


Stoli Elite, fresh muddled cucumber, lime juice, Simple Syrup,

soda water and mint leaves served on the rocks


Smarty Jones

Woodford, B&B, Sweet Vermouth, Simple Syrup, a splash of water,

served in a martini glass with mint garnish


Traditional Woodford Mint Julep


Derby Bar Bites – Complimentary

  • Pimento cheese with crispy chicken skins and house-made “Cheez-its”
  • Nashville hot chicken sliders with bread and butter pickle
  • Baby hot browns with turkey, bacon, tomato and Mornay sauce
  • Louisiana pickled shrimp stuffed deviled eggs with Bourbon Barrel smoked caviar
  • Egg salad sandwiches with Duke’s Creole mayonnaise
  • Vanilla peach and bourbon hand pies with candied pecans
  • Banana pudding custards with “Nilla” wafers, Creole honeyed peanuts and bacon caramel