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Rene Beauregard House (1994)

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company



Genre: Cooking

Place Covered: Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-03-12

Duration: 00:24:07

Subjects: Folse, John D. | Chefs | Cooking, American -- Louisiana style | Cooking, Cajun | Food | PLANTATIONS | Rene Beauregard House (La.) | Stews | Cooking (Seafood) | Cooking (Shrimp) | Cooking (Catfish) | New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 | United States -- History -- War of 1812


  • Folse, John Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Fourrier, Clay Producer
  • Fowler, Ken Producer
  • Hume, Gary Guest


In this episode from the “Plantation Celebrations” series of “A Taste of Louisiana” from March 12, 1994, Chef John Folse visits the Rene Beauregard House in Chalmette. In the kitchen, he cooks Poor Man’s Stew and Shrimp & Catfish Fricassee. He also discusses the Battle of New Orleans from the War of 1812 with Gary Hume, the director of Jean Lafitte Park.