A Personal Photolog: Emeril Lagasse from Childhood to Today
In the world of cooking, there’s an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, TV personality and cookbook author who is known for catchphrases such as “Kick it up a notch” and “Bam!”. He is Emeril John Lagasse III. He’s made an appearance in numerous cooking shows including Great Chefs and other FoodTV programs. He was the host of long-running shows Emeril Live and Essence of Emeril at Food Network. The term “essence” in the title refers to the name of his spice concoction.
A regional James Beard Award winner, Lagasse is known for developing the “New New Orleans” style of cooking that involves local ingredients from Louisiana to make Creole-style dishes. His Orlando-based Tchoup Chop restaurant specializes in Asian and Polynesian dishes. He also has owns a steakhouse called Delmonico Steakhouse in Las Vegas, while his Italian Table restaurant obviously features rustic Italian dishes. Get a glimpse of the life of Emeril Lagasse – from his childhood up to today.