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Passion For Food, Family, Team

Passion For Food, Family, Team

Karla Wall February 6, 2020 Comments Off on Passion For Food, Family, Team

Chef Daniel Bunker, Lillie’s, Golden Nugget Lake Charles By Karla Wall Ask most professional chefs when and how they learned to cook and to love food, and they’ll talk about standing at the stove

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Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Karla Wall January 9, 2020 Comments Off on Ben Herrera, 121 Artisan Bistro

Chef’s Spotlight By Karla Wall Before Ben Herrera, owner and executive chef of 121 Artisan Bistro, came to Lake Charles in 1998. A native of Boulder, Colo., he was working as a chef in

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Chef Larry Mannheimer

Chef Larry Mannheimer

Bill Coyne November 7, 2019 Comments Off on Chef Larry Mannheimer

Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall When Chef Larry Mannheimer, executive chef at Vic and Anthony’s Steakhouse in Golden Nugget Lake Charles, was invited to be one of the 15

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Free Spirit

Free Spirit

Karla Wall June 20, 2019 Comments Off on Free Spirit

Chef Ronda Doucet of Cotton Culinary Catering Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall By Karla WallTalking for just a few moments to chef Ronda Doucet, it becomes clear she’s a free spirit. Though she’s

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Juan Alvarado of Tio Juan’s

Juan Alvarado of Tio Juan’s

Karla Wall April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Juan Alvarado of Tio Juan’s

2211-B Ryan St. • 337-602-6772 Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall For Juan Alvarado, learning to cook was an added bonus. He just wanted to work.   Born into a family of 14 children in

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Meek’s Chef Elvin King

Meek’s Chef Elvin King

Karla Wall March 21, 2019 Comments Off on Meek’s Chef Elvin King

409 W. Prien Lake Rd. • 337-274-6710 Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall   Elvin King, chef at Meek’s Lounge and Bistro in Lake Charles, says his philosophy when it comes to food is quite

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Sharing Her Culture Through Food

Sharing Her Culture Through Food

Karla Wall January 11, 2019 Comments Off on Sharing Her Culture Through Food

Local Food Truck Sensation Hailift Li Has Won Hearts (And Stomachs) With Her Friendly Smile And Authentic Asian Food Chef’s Spotlight • By Karla Wall Unless you’ve been under a rock, as the saying

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Chart House: Chef Matthew Rogers 

Chart House: Chef Matthew Rogers 

Karla Wall November 2, 2018 Comments Off on Chart House: Chef Matthew Rogers 

Chef’s Spotlight By Karla Wall Cooking has always been a passion for Matthew Rogers, executive chef at the Chart House at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles.   “I’ve been drawn to cooking since I

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