Frank Brigtsen is at the forefront of a new generation of New Orleans chefs who are revitalizing Creole/Acadian cooking. This award-winning restaurant is located in a charming, renovated Victorian cottage that embraces the atmosphere of the Victorian era.
The menu changes daily relying on fresh, local ingredients and exotic flavors. Frank’s culinary skills were hones at Commander’s palace and Chef Paul Prudhomme’s K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen. Frank is the recipient of the James Beard Award, Best Chef: South (1998) and numerous accolades, including ‘Top Cajun’ and ‘Top 10 Chefs’ and ‘Chef of the Year’. Frank supports numerous charitable endeavors, including Second Harvest food bank and Emeril Lagasse Foundation.
Brigsten’s, in Uptown New Orleans near the Riverbend, is an easy stroll from the St. Charles street car stop. Reservations are highly recommended as this place is very popular!
Visit: 723 Dante St., New Orleans; www.brigtsens.com