How did you discover us? Accolades and Associations Abound -- Please Vote for us in December 2022 for the 2022 Title retentions

May 29, 2022

At the B&B

Please read our other blog for instructions to assure Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast retains the rights to the title for 2021:

"VOTE for Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast in 2021 Sophisticated Women Northshore's BEST Poll"

Please again vote to elect Laura Atkinson as the Best Chef and the B&B as the best B&B, Wedding event center, gift shop, Art Gallery and Breakfast location on the Northshore at the following link:

Announcing Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed B&B and Art Gallery of Tangipahoa Parish has won the Best of the Northshore award from Sophisticated Woman Magazine for the third year in a row. We have won this award every year since we opened.  Our accolades for the Bed and Breakfast include 2018, 2019 and 2020 Sophisticated Woman Magazine “Best of Northshore” Bed and Breakfast.   In 2020 Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery was also awarded Best B&B in The State of Louisiana – the Louey Award as presented by the Louisiana Office of Tourism.  In 2019 the Best of the Northshore Sophisticated Women Awards also included Best Hotel and Camping.  In 2020 in addition to Tangipahoa B&B winning the Best of Northshore B&B award, Chef Laura was named the Best of the Northshore Chef of the year. In 2020 the B&B also won the Best of the Northshore Event Center.    Look to see coming individual social media, our email updates and our other BLOG postings which will detail many of the elements that our supporters enjoy relative to the 2020 Best Chef and 2020 Best Event Center awards.

In addition to these awards, we have been featured in many print and broadcast media.  The Louisiana Travel Association issued several press releases that were carried by most all the news media across Louisiana when Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery won the title for the Best B&B In Louisiana that they have held from 2020 to 2022 (Louey award for Bed and Breakfast Accommodation of the Year). We have had multiple, detailed news articles praising and announcing our Art Gallery and Grand Opening functions from The Tangipahoa Daily Star and Sophisticated Woman.  We have been highlighted in the 2020 Amite City Magazine article by TJ Reid and the Lafayette magazine “008” article by Suzanne Ferrara - look for it at 008.COM.   World famous columnist Chez Chesak has posted several glowing social media reviews and is planning feature us in several other media story articles.  The proprietors have been interviewed several times on the local radio stations and they have also been part of a parish sponsored statewide broadcast TV advertisements highlighting the Staycation greatness of Tangipahoa Parish.  Global Wildlife Center (Folsum, La), Columbia Theatre (Hammond, La.), Regional Hammond Art Center, Amite Art Guild, CAM2 Golf Course (Amite, La.), Ponchatrain Vineyards and Wild Bush Farm and Vineyards (Bush, La.), several nearby canine breeders (see our BLOG on same) and more have elected to partner with Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery primarily because they want to associate to a B&B and Art Gallery of our quality..

Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery are active members of multiple associations including the Greater Hammond and Amite Chamber of Commerce, the Louisiana Travel Association, the Association of Lodging Professionals and the Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Association.  We have given overviews of the grand estate to other associations (for example the Rotary Club and Parish Economic Boards). We have also been featured in the Amite Chamber of Commerces Parade of Homes and we have had several Art Gallery showings and Ponchatrain Vineyard's dining events.

Acquire your honeymoon suite quality rooms at the highly awarded Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery via booking direct from the BOOK-YOUR -STAY tab in top bar of the website ( or by calling 985-634-7786.  After you settle in to the comfort of our estate, please let us know how you discovered us.