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San Francisco Plantation (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Garyville, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-02-19

Duration: 00:24:17

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food | PLANTATIONS | San Francisco Plantation (La.) | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Tomatoes) | Cooking (Quail) | Cooking (Carrots) | Cake


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Torres, Patsy Guest
  • Marmillion, Norman Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from February 19, 1994, Chef John Folse visits San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, where he meets with tour guide Patsy Torres. In the kitchen, he cooks Poached Seafood in Tomato Essence and Fried Quail on Toast. He also prepares Carrot Spice Cake and discusses the history of the plantation and Germans in Louisiana with Norman Marmillion, a descendant of the builder of the plantation and the president of the German-Acadian Coast Historical Society.