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Chef Charles Henri Brandt (1989)

En Français



Genre: French, Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-11-05

Duration: 00:27:34

Subjects: French language | Brandt, Charles Henri, 1925-2011 | Chefs | Food | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style


  • Gustin, Philippe Host
  • Brandt, Charles Henri Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 5, 1989, features Philippe Gustin’s interview with Chef Charles Henri Brandt, the owner of Chalet Brandt Restaurant in Baton Rouge and the co-author of a French language cookbook called “Cuisine de Louisiane.” He discusses: collaborating with Jacqueline Denuziere on the cookbook; growing up in Switerland; and the similarities and differences between European and Louisiana cuisine. Chef Brandt also prepares “Coquillies Peggy,” a recipe included in the cookbook.