Chef Marcelle Bienvenu

Chef Marcelle Bienvenu

Title: Instructor
Department: Chef John Folse Culinary Institute
Phone: 985.493.2727
Office Location: 112 Ledet Hall

Bachelor of Arts, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Professional Experience:
Commander’s Palace
Brennan’s of Houston
Chef Paul Prudhomme
Chef Emeril Lagasse
Wrote Cooking Creole cooking column for The Times Picayune for 32 years
Write for Acadiana Profile and

Nominated for James Beard Award (American cookbooks).
Inducted into the Acadian Museum Living Legends.

Coauthored cookbooks with Emeril Lagasse:
Emeril’s Real and Rustic
Emeril’s Creole Christmas
Emeril’s TV Dinners
Primetime Emeril
Everyday’s a Party

Who’s Your Mama, Are You Catholic and Can You Make a Roux? Book 1
Cajun Cooking for Beginners
Who’s Your Mama, Are You Catholic and Can You Make a Roux? Book 2
Eula Mae’s Cajun Kitchen Coauthor with Eula Mae Dore
Stir the Pot: The History of Cajun Cuisine
Cooking Up A Storm – Recipes Lost and Found From the Times-Picayune
No Baloney on My Boat
Wings over Louisiana: Birds of the Louisiana Wetlands
Pecans-From Soup to Nuts
True Blood: Eats, Drinks and Bites from Bon Temp


Published magazine articles in:
Louisiana Life, New Orleans, La.
Taste of the South, Birmingham, Al.
Louisiana Cookin’, New Orleans, La.
The Forum and CityLife, Shreveport, La.
Times of Acadiana, Lafayette, La.
The Independent, Lafayette, La.
Country Roads, Baton Rouge, La.
Chili Pepper Magazine
Acadiana Profile, Lafayette/New Orleans, La.

Have been featured in:
The New York Times
Saveur, New York
Taste of the South, Birmingham, Al.
Southern Living, Birmingham, Al.
Southern Breeze, Pensacola, Fl.
My Table, Houston, Tx.
And many others.



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