The 2008 award goes to Chef David Bridges, Bella Fresca, Shreveport; Chef Justin Devillier, La Petite Grocery, New Orleans; Chef Spencer Minch, Emeril’s Delmonico, New Orleans; Chef Jude Tauzin, Catahoula’s Restaurant, Grand Coteau and Catahoula’s on Pinhook, Lafayette; and Chef Sue Zemanick, Gautreau’s, New Orleans.
A five-course dinner menu using one signature dish from each chef will appear in the July/August issue of Louisiana Cookin’, complete with recipes. The chefs will prepare the menu for a benefit dinner later this year with proceeds going to Cafe Reconcile—details and tickets will be available in May on www.LouisianaCookin.com.
“This is year we looked for little twists and personal touches that made the menus and dishes unique and special,” said Romney Richard, founder and Executive Editor of Louisiana Cookin’. “This is a talented young group and we are very happy to honor them.”
Louisiana Cookin’ is the only national publication catering to the connoisseur of