Searching for Emeril Lagasse…

I am a little bit embarrassed.

I did not know who Emeril was.

You don’t know him…?


Emeril John Lagasse (born October 15, 1959) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author. A regional James Beard Award winner, he is perhaps most notable for his Food Network shows Emeril Live and Essence of Emeril as well as catchphrases such as “Kick it up a notch!” and “BAM!”

He is a 1978 graduate of Johnson & Wales University’s College of Culinary Arts. The “Emeril Empire” of media, products and restaurants generates an estimated US$150 million annually in revenue.

Source: Wikipedia

I hope Emeril knows all about his roots… Now I do!

Hi Emeril, this is André Mignier dit La Gâchette…




Click for a larger view to check the noses…


Emeril lost weight so did I.


I found his caricature on the Net.


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3 thoughts on “Searching for Emeril Lagasse…

  1. And yes I’m another “proud to be a cousin” of Emeril!! And yes a descendant of Andre Mignier Dit Lagace!! Bam, Bam, Bam got ya!! Emeril is a descendant of Augustin Mignier dit Lagace branch and yet another branch from Lagachette!!

    My Great Grandmother Arthemise Lagace very much a distant cousin to Emeril and descendant of Andre Mignier dit Lagace!!

    We all luv ya Emeril!

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