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Duck Festival (1996)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Gueydan, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, 30.0257729, -92.4983085

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-03-24

Duration: 00:25:15

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | FESTIVALS | Gueydan Duck Festival | Cooking (Duck) | Gumbo (Soup) | Cooking (Rice) | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | Guirard, Greg, 1937-2017 | Photographers


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Guirard, Greg Guest


In this episode from the “Fairs & Festivals of Louisiana” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 24, 1996, Chef John Folse visits the Duck Festival in Gueydan. In the kitchen, he cooks Pot-Roasted Duck and Duck Gumbo. He also prepares Dirty Rice and discusses the Atchafalaya River Basin with Greg Guirard, a nature photographer.