Lagasse-Emeril

Emeril Lagasse

Biography

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 12 restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando, Miramar Beach, FL and Bethlehem, PA.  As a national TV personality, he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America.

Most recently, Amazon launched an original series featuring Lagasse called Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse. The series received five daytime Emmy nominations and won Outstanding Culinary Program.  The series was also a James Beard semifinalist in the category Outstanding Personality of Host. Lagasse has appeared as a guest... READ MORE

Chef Emeril Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of 12 restaurants in New Orleans, Las Vegas, Orlando, Miramar Beach, FL and Bethlehem, PA.  As a national TV personality, he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network, and is the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America.

Most recently, Amazon launched an original series featuring Lagasse called Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse. The series received five daytime Emmy nominations and won Outstanding Culinary Program.  The series was also a James Beard semifinalist in the category Outstanding Personality of Host. Lagasse has appeared as a guest judge in four seasons of Bravo’s hit food series, Top Chef, was named a co-host on the 10th season of the Rachael Ray Show, and has appeared on the Cooking Channel with five seasons of Emeril’s Florida.

He is the bestselling author of 19 cookbooks, the latest titled Essential Emeril: Favorite Recipes and Hard-Won Wisdom from My Life in the Kitchen. In 2002, Emeril established the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to support children’s educational programs that inspire and mentor young people through the culinary arts, nutrition, healthy eating, and important life skills. To date, the Foundation has donated more than $8 million to community organizations in New Orleans, Las Vegas and on the Gulf Coast.  Lagasse’s restaurant company, Emeril’s Homebase, is located in New Orleans and houses culinary operations and a test kitchen for recipe development.

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