Emeril Lagasse


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Birth Name: Emeril Lagasse
Born: 10/15/1959
Birth Place: Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

Born Emeril John Lagasse on Oct. 15, 1959 in Fall River, MA, he was the son of Portuguese parents John and Hilda. It was from his mother that Lagasse gained his first culinary instruction, and honed his skills further as a teen while working at a local Portuguese bakery. A talented drummer, he was offered a full scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music after graduating high school. Lagasse instead chose to pursue his love of cooking by becoming a professional chef. To this end, he enrolled at nearby Rhode Island's Johnson and Wales University where he earned a degree in the culinary arts. After college, Lagasse spent time abroad in Paris and Lyon, where he embraced further culina... Continue Bio >>


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