Nina Compton

About Nina Compton

At Compère Lapin, Chef Compton serves up a menu that is as diverse, colorful and tempting as the city itself with offerings ranging from cold smoked tuna tartare and curried goat with gnocchi to hot fired chicken and roasted banana zeppole.


  • Best New Restaurant
    New Orleans Magazine
  • Best New Restaurant
  • Best Chef: South
    James Beard Foundation

My Venues

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Crispy rice
"Crispy rice /bacon/mushroom/peas/yolk jam paired with “Take Flight “cocktail #brunchatbabs"
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Jerk Cobia escabeche/
"Jerk Cobia escabeche/ fennel/radishes"
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If my mom was in New Orleans I
"If my mom was in New Orleans I would have surprised her with this today : chilled jerk salmon / ramps/ hollandaise / soft herbs . Happy Mother’s Day"
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At My Venues