Emeril Lagasse Quotes


34 Emeril Lagasse quotes:



"My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis."
"I've always done food that can work in a set time frame. The message I'm trying to get across is, it doesn't have to take three days to do this. With planning, you can do a lot and really have quality food every day."
"I had these recipes that say do this, do that. Who MAKES these rules?"
"I started cooking when I was about 10. I have memories like when I was 6 or 7 with my mom, and when I was 12 I started getting real serious about cooking."
"The world has changed, and it's almost been 11 years. I have 975 employees. I have six restaurants. We haven't opened any new ones in almost three years."
"I respected it. I submerged myself into it. So on a lot of days off I would go and fish with the fishermen and the families that ran the boats. I would go work the fields with farmers. I would go and talk with farmers about growing particular products for me."
"I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town."
"In the restaurant it's much more serious."
"Growing up in New England, being schooled and classically trained, it needed to shake, it needed to evolve."
"I ended up turning down a full scholarship of music at the conservatory to pay to go to cooking school."
"I don't limit myself."
"Home base is the support system where we have a culinary team, my own writers because of the shows and the books and stuff, we have a culinary team of about six people. Marketing, public relations, accounting and all that sort of stuff."
"I guess I feel that I was following my instincts, and at the same time being guided by the best. I became totally intrigued with Louisiana - the people, the food. It is a part of my life. Everything that has happened for me since moving here has just been icing on the cake."
"Those other 10 o'clock shows that come on, all you get from them is headaches and nightmares when you go to bed! At least we give you food, know what I mean?"
"I'm not a TV guy. I'm a restaurant chef and a businessman."
Author: Lagasse Quotes Category: American Celebrity Quotes Businessman Quotes
"I spent a lot of time on farms when I was young. My uncle and my dad owned a big farm."
"I came here because the city has a tradition and is a very respected food city."
"If you don't follow your dream, who will?"
"You know, for 300 years it's been kind of the same. There are restaurants in New Orleans that the menu hasn't changed in 125 years, so how is one going to change or evolve the food?"
"We began building this incredible new foundation in this restaurant, and that's what began giving me the left-hand side of tradition and the right-hand side, my new palate."



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