Chef, Owner

Emeril Lagasse


About Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and National Best Recipe award winner. He is a regional James Beard Award winner, known for his mastery of Creole and Cajun cuisine and his self-developed "New New Orleans" style. He has appeared on a wide variety of cooking TV shows, including the long-running Food Network shows Emeril Live and Essence of Emeril. He is the chef/proprietor of 8 restaurants in the United States. He recently opened Rodos, a Greek restaurant in New York. The restaurant is the first project as a part of Lagasse’s new consulting division, We Love Food Hospitality.

  • Man of the Year
    GQ Magazine
  • Best Chef: Southeast
    James Beard Foundation

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  • Humanitarian of the Year
    James Beard Foundation
  • Top 25 Chefs in the Country
    Food & Wine
  • Top 10 Shows (Essence of Emeril)
    TIME magazine
  • 25 Most Intriguing People of the Year
    People magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NOLA

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