Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 1:52 pm
Chef John Besh wanted to help minorities in the New Orleans restaurant industry move up the ladder in the city's top kitchens. So he co-founded Chefs Move, which provides scholarships to students for culinary school and career opportunities.
New Orleans chef John Besh's new cooking series premieres this week on PBS affiliates around the country. Besh is not only the owner of nine acclaimed restaurants and author of two award-winning cookbooks, but also a devoted husband and father of four young sons.
On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks with John about how he manages to control all of his life's moving parts.
A new restaurant explores the impact of Spain’s Canary Islands on Louisiana, while keeping things unmistakably local.
A Northshore resident gives back to his community, Chef John Besh speaks from the TEDxNOLA conference, and Eve Abrams reminds us about a local holiday tradition, Reveillon.