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Fishing Tournaments - Grand Isle, LA

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-15

Duration: 00:24:57

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Spanish | Saltwater fishing | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Fish) | Cooking (Grouper) | Cooking (Mackerel) | Cocktails


  • Folse, John Host
  • York, Michaela Producer
  • Allen, Gary Producer
  • Templet, Ricky Guest
  • Bourgeois, Theo Guest


In this episode from the “Hooks, Lies, and Alibis” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from June 15, 2015, Chef John Folse visits Grand Isle, Louisiana, and discusses fishing tournaments with Ricky Templet, the president of the Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo. They also prepare Pan Roasted Grouper with Caribbean Sofrito. Chef Folse then returns home to White Oak Plantation and cooks Grilled Amberjack with Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette and Hot Smoked King Mackerel with Captain Theo Bourgeois of Bourgeois Fishing Charters. Lastly, he mixes a drink called the Hair of the Dog.