Chef Slater Promoted, Chef Braselman New Chef De Cuisine At Emeril’s New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – Emeril’s Homebase announced the promotion of Chef David Slater to director of culinary development at Chef Emeril Lagasse’s corporate headquarters in New Orleans.
Chef Slater joined the Emeril’s family in 2001, working at Emeril’s Orlando, and most recently serving as chef de cuisine at Emeril’s New Orleans, a position he’s held for the past nine years. In his new role, he’ll work closely with Chef Chris Wilson, director of culinary operations at Emeril’s Homebase, as well as the chefs de cuisine at Emeril’s four restaurants in New Orleans.
Taking the helm as chef de cuisine at Emeril’s New Orleans will be Chef Douglas Braselman. A New Orleans native, Braselman is no stranger to Emeril’s family of restaurants. In 2011, he joined the team at Emeril’s New Orleans, working under the guidance of Chef David Slater. He later moved to become chef de cuisine at Emeril’s Orlando at Universal’s CityWalk.
Chef Braselman works closely with Chef Emeril to push culinary boundaries, and deliver bold and diverse flavors for a one-of-a-kind dining experience with unparalleled service in a festive, unpretentious setting, reps said.
Emeril’s New Orleans is located at 800 Tchoupitoulas St. The restaurant is open for lunch Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m., and dinner daily at 6:00 p.m.