March 8, 2023

Yahoo Life

Chef E.J. Lagasse Shares the Advice his Dad Gave Him

“I’m still developing my own style, but at Emeril’s [Restaurant] I’m working hard to meld those big flavors from my father’s food that everyone loves with more luxurious technique and presentation,” says E.J. “I want to pay homage to the way my father transformed American cooking while pushing the envelope gastronomically, too.”

March 7, 2023

Garden & Gun

Meet E.J. Lagasse, the Nineteen-Year-Old New Chef at World-Famous Emeril’s
By the time E.J. Lagasse was born, his father, Emeril Lagasse, had been a celebrity chef for more than a decade. But little E.J., quite logically, assumed dad’s fame sprang from providing the voice for a cartoon alligator in the 2009 Disney movie The Princess and the Frog. “That’s why I thought he was always getting his picture taken,” he says.

February 20, 2023

CBS Mornings

Chef EJ Lagasse on How His Father Inspired His Career
Award-winning chef Emeril Lagasse became a national figure as a host of several popular cooking shows. But in New Orleans, he’s known for his flagship restaurant “Emeril’s.” It’s been an institution in the city for more than 30 years. His restaurant has undergone some big changes thanks to the new young chef at its helm — E.J. Lagasse.

January 17, 2023

Eater New Orleans

Best Restaurant Wine Lists in New Orleans
Winner of Wine Spectator’s “Grand Award” for 20 consecutive years, Emeril’s boasts a fabulous cellar of nearly 2,650 selections and 16,000 bottles collected by sommelier Johnny Slamon. In the Salon, guests can experience a rotating list of specially curated wines by the glass. Celebrate in grand style with private dining for 12 in the restaurant’s wine cellar, with its wine cask ceiling and walls of spectacular wine.

December 27, 2022


Chef Emeril Lagasse is Finally Ready to Kick it Down a Notch
He was the most famous chef in the world. And then, after being spurned by the network he helped create, he wasn’t. But the King of Bam! is done being angry and ready to get philosophical.

November 25, 2022

The New Orleans Advocate

Ian McNulty: Emeril’s goes even more upscale. See what it’s like to dine here now
Always high-end, and boundary-pushing in its first heyday for its namesake chef’s “new New Orleans cooking,” Emeril’s today feels like a new restaurant in some ways.

November 25, 2022

The New Orleans Advocate

At Emeril’s Restaurant, a father’s legacy, a son’s ambition, a New Orleans icon’s next act
From a table at Emeril’s Restaurant, diners can catch glimpses of the cavernous, gleaming kitchen at work. It’s a choreography of cooks in formal whites moving between steel tables, roaring stoves and racks of hanging pots as plates make their way through a progression of specialized stations.

November 29, 2022

Entrepreneur Restaurant Influences

Bam! Emeril Lagasse on Kicking Your Content Up A Notch
From restaurants to media, Emeril Lagasse has had a remarkable career. Through it all the famed chef and humanitarian has been able to grow his business empire by prioritizing people. Listen to learn about making memorable moments with hospitality, putting relationships first, and creating content with purpose.

November 17, 2022

Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast

Emeril Cooks Celebrates NOLA Dining
World-renowned Chef and Restauranteur Emeril Lagasse discusses his new Roku show Emeril Cooks.

November 2022

La Liste 2023

The World’s Best Restaurant Selection: Emeril’s New Orleans
The 2023 awards recognize chefs, restaurants, and regions who are making waves in the industry through excellent cooking, innovation, sustainability, authenticity, and more.

November 23, 2022

Eater Las Vegas

Where to Drink Wine in Las Vegas Right Now
Try one of these 18 restaurants and wine lounges to get your wine fix in Las Vegas.

May 16, 2018

Yelp Official Blog

Pour Over What New Orleans Wine & Food Experience Has In Store This Year
You can find a list of the participating wineries here, and below you can whet your appetite with a glowing list of the highly-rated restaurants that’ll be at various NOWFE events. (ENO)

September 6, 2018

CNN Travel

Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans must-dos
Call him “Mr. Bam,” the “Elvis of TV chefs” or simply Emeril, this forerunner of “New New Orleans” cuisine has a name that precedes him.

September 4, 2018

CNN Travel

Four chefs, one extraordinary city
Four chefs — Leah Chase, Emeril Lagasse, Donald Link and Nina Compton — sat down for an intimate CNN family meal to talk about their unique journeys, both to restaurant kitchens and to the extraordinary city of New Orleans.

August 24, 2018


9 Chefs Share Their Go-To Dinners They Cook For Their Kids
Bolognese, stir-fry, and linguine with clams — Emeril Lagasse, chef and TV personality

August 28, 2018

The Guardian

Gravity-defying dessert, $195 mac’n’cheese and Beyoncé’s guacamole: the tastiest food TV
Eat the World With Emeril Lagasse Amazon

August 8, 2018

Wine Spectator

Star Chef Challenge: Pairing with Emeril Lagasse and José Andrés
Chef José Andrés and Wine Spectator’s Thomas Matthews battle to select the best wine for chef Emeril Lagasse’s twist on a Reuben.

June 15, 2018

USA Today Eat Sip Trip

Where to eat in New Orleans, according to Emeril Lagasse
Chef Emeril Lagasse is known worldwide for his innovative dishes, award-winning restaurants and overall exuberance.

June 1, 2018

Garden & Gun (also featured in Talk of the South newsletter on 6/5)

What Ella Brennan Meant to Me
“She was the grande dame of our business, not just in New Orleans but America.”

June 1, 2018


Chefs Pay Tribute to NOLA Restaurant Legend Ella Brennan
Emeril Lagasse