Famed Chef Brings New Game Day Destination to the Las Vegas Strip
LAS VEGAS (August 6, 2009) – Chef Emeril Lagasse and The Palazzo today announced Lagasse’s Stadium – a ground-breaking new place to dine, watch and play – opening this fall at The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino. Sports fans will be in the center of the action while enjoying Chef Emeril’s world-famous cuisine and warm hospitality in this new state-of-the-art venue. Read more »
Emeril Lagasse will be the featured guest on the YES Network’s latest episode of CenterStage, premiering Wednesday, July 29, at 11:00 pm ET, immediately following the network’s coverage of the Tampa Bay-Yankees baseball game. On Wednesday’s show, taped in front of a studio audience, Emeril talks about his rise to stardom, his move to television, his restaurants and more.
CenterStage is the one-hour Emmy-nominated one-on-one interview show hosted by Michael Kay whose guests include the biggest names in sports and entertainment.
The YES Network is available throughout New York State and Connecticut and in parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania on cable and on the television services provided by Verizon (FiOS) and AT&T (U-verse). It is also available nationally on DirecTV (Channel 631), on Verizon and AT&T’s television services, and on select cable systems. For more information on “CenterStage” on YES Network, please visit www.yesnetwork.com.
Lagasse’s New Cookware Collection Available at Macy’s
NEW YORK, Jul 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — This summer, Macy’s (NYSE:M) will welcome Emeril Lagasse, one of America’s most beloved celebrity chefs, to its esteemed Macy’s Culinary Council, a culinary initiative that aims to impact the way customers shop, cook and eat at home. Lagasse will join fellow Council members such as Todd English, Tyler Florence, Cat Cora, Rick Bayless, Ming Tsai and Govind Armstrong, as a face of Macy’s housewares and food divisions. Read more »
– 9 exclusive menus featuring tastes from around the globe – No airfare required
– “Emeril’s Passport” offers three dinners for $95
NEW ORLEANS (July 13, 2009) – Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants – Emeril’s, NOLA and Emeril’s Delmonico – present a summer-long “Cuisines of the World” dinner series exploring some of the world’s most celebrated food cultures. Through September 30, Emeril’s chefs de cuisine will craft nightly three-course dinners for $35* inspired by nine regions – France, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Greece, India, Vietnam, Polynesia and Brazil. Read more »
July 12, 2009
By Heather McPherson
Kitchen excels from start to finish
Emeril’s Tchoup Chop at Universal is not new to the Central Florida dining scene, but there is new talent in the kitchen. Greg Richie has garnered a following since 2000, when he opened Roy Yamaguchi’s Roy’s on Sand Lake Road.
Roy’s menu is Hawaiian fusion, a concept partially-embraced by Tchoup Chop, which has a broader Polynesian-Asian scope. Under Richie, the kitchen excels — from start to finish — as never before. Read more »
Before the TV shows, celebrity guest appearances, cookbooks, restaurants, and “Bam,” there was a time when the celebrity chef we know today, Emeril Lagasse, was but a teenage drummer, baking bread in a Portuguese bakery in his hometown of Fall River, Massachusetts. Declining a full scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music, he took the first step to following his heart, marching to the beat of his own drum on a culinary journey that would lead him to stardom.
Upon earning a degree and honorary doctorate from the highly respected Johnson & Wales University, Lagasse traveled to France to refine his skills and master the techniques of classic French cuisine. Shortly after returning to the United States, he opened his first restaurant in the Big Easy, aptly called Emeril’s. Two years later, he launched his second restaurant; three years later, his third; three more years, his fourth… Read more »
Fifth Annual Gala & Wine Auction Unites 40 of the Country’s Top Chefs & Vintners – Proceeds to Benefit Children’s Charities in Las Vegas and the Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS (June 18, 2009) – The special fifth anniversary Carnivale du Vin gala and wine auction benefiting the Emeril Lagasse Foundation will bring together over 40 prestigious names in the culinary and wine worlds on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas. As a result of this event, which continuously ranks among the “Top Ten U.S. Charity Wine Auctions” in Wine Spectator magazine, the foundation has granted over $3 million to charities on the Gulf Coast since the inaugural gala held in Las Vegas in October 2005. Read more »
Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide
June 14, 2009
By Scott Joseph
For the first time since it opened six years ago I can finally recommend Emeril’s Tchoup Chop. That’s thanks in no small part to the restaurant’s new chef, Gregory Richie, who joined on at the beginning of the year. Read more »
Tales of the Cocktail Announces the 2009 Spirited Dinner Series
– Emeril’s Delmonico to Feature Renowned Absinthe Historian Ted Breaux and Cocktail Writer Jenny Adams –
June 7, 2009 – Tickets are now on sale for Tales of the Cocktail’s Spirited Dinners. Buy your tickets now for a night of dinner pairings presented at 25 New Orleans restaurants. The Spirited Dinners will take place Thursday, July 9, 2009 during the 7th annual cocktail and culinary festival, Tales of the Cocktail. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to dine in style at New Orleans’ finest for an experience that takes pairing to the next level. Read more »